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We Can’t Let the Trump Administration Pretend Poverty Away

We Can’t Let the Trump Administration Pretend Poverty Away

Authors Simone Campbell and Alexandra Cawthorne Gaines urge Americans to hold the Trump administration accountable for its repeated attempts to hurt families most in need.

When the Trump administration first came into office, it promised to remember the “forgotten man and woman.” We were told we’d have the “greatest economy ever,” that wages would skyrocket, and millions would be lifted from poverty.

Instead, the administration has made the work we do as leaders in the fight against poverty even more difficult.

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Simone Campbell

Alexandra Cawthorne Gaines

Vice President, Poverty to Prosperity