Take Two for June 19, 2013

White House threatens to veto farm bill over food stamp cuts

Kathy Lohr/NPR

Georgia farmer Donald Chase says the Senate's proposed farm bill favors farmers in the Midwest and leaves Southern farmers without a safety net.

The five-year, half-trillion dollar farm bill is currently in the House. 

Last week, the Senate passed its version of the bill, meanwhile, the White House is threatening to veto the farm bill if cuts to the food stamp program run too deep.

For more on this, we're joined now by Michael Doyle of the McClatchy newspapers.


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