Poverty Law

Pulling from a Dated Playbook: President Trump’s Executive Order on Poverty

April 18, 2018

On April 10, 2018, President Trump signed the euphemistically titled “Executive Order Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility.” The executive order highlights “principles that are central to the American spirit — work, free enterprise, and safeguarding human and economic resources” but notably leaves out other principles, such as charity, kindness, and…