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A Minnesota millionaire was able to receive $300 a month in food stamps. The Trump administration wants to close that loophole.

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A proposed rule from the USDA would save an estimated $2.5 billion each year

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

A Minnesota millionaire made headlines last year when he revealed he was able to collect $300 a month in food stamps for over 19 months using a loophole in the USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Now, the Trump administration has proposed a rule change aimed at stopping that from happening again.

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Property owner Rob Undersander from Waite Park, Minnesota, ruffled feathers in his home state when he applied for — and received — SNAP benefits despite owning $1 million in assets. Undersander didn't need the assistance. In fact, he donated the funds to his church and other charities — he simply wanted to show the opportunities for waste in the system.

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