President Trump food boxes

The White House is proposing cutting wasteful government spending by delivering food boxes to welfare recipients instead of food stamps.

The food deliveries would replace about half of food stamp benefits for households that qualify for welfare.

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Walmart EBT card stampede

EBT card holders stormed Walmart stores in Mansfield and Springhill, LA on Sunday after the stores began allowing purchases even though the EBT cards showed no limits due to a nationwide glitch.

Walmart stampede Panic set in when the EBT machines went down early Sunday all over the country. The panic turned into a stampede when word filtered out to the hood that the Walmart stores were allowing purchases anyway.

Some shoppers took advantage of the corporate goodwill. One woman rang up a bill of $700.00 but she only had .49 on her card.

A dispatcher for Mansfield 911 said police were called for crowd control as mainly African American EBT card holders cleared the shelves of food.

A Mansfield Walmart employee said the store was forced to close at 9 p.m. because there was no food left on the shelves.

Kayla Whaling, a spokesperson for Walmart, told KSLA News 12 that the company was “fully engaged and monitoring the situation and transactions during the outage.”

KSLA reports there were no arrests.

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