On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, President Trump released his FY 2018 budget proposal. The devastating cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) reflect a callous failure to recognize the critical role SNAP plays as a first line of defense against hunger for tens of millions of Americans. See a statement by FRAC’s president on the cuts. This review is a summary of proposed reductions to SNAP and an overview of how other critical nutrition programs and other social safety net programs fare in the president’s budget.