Trump team, U.N. clash over number of Americans living in extreme poverty

The U.N. released a report last month that said 40 million Americans are living in “ ,” but the Trump administration argues that the U.N. is exaggerating the numbers, and says the real figure is closer to 250,000 people, the Washington Post reports.

Be smart: How poverty in America is measured has been a long-running debate, coupled with the fact that “extreme poverty” doesn’t have a concrete definition.

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