President Trump could kick millions of Americans off Medicaid, welfare with new rule

The change “seems technical,” tweeted Melissa Boteach, who oversees income security programs at the National Women’s Law Center, “but it’s actually a big attack on working people. In short, Trump wants to weaken how our poverty definition keeps pace with the cost of living. So each year, as costs go up, many working people w/low pay would gradually be stripped of WIC, Medicaid and other basics.”