Mitt Romney: “Cutting welfare won’t hurt the poor”

Mitt Romney, multi-multi-millionaire, knows what will and won’t hurt poor people.

In an appearance on Fox News Sunday, Fox host Chris Wallace pressed Romney on his support for the Ryan budget, suggesting that Ryan’s plans to eliminate $700 billion in aid to states, including $127 billion in food stamps, would make Romney vulnerable to Democratic attacks in the general election. Romney said that he would help the poor by growing the economy, and suggested that cutting government benefits for the poor wouldn’t cause problems.

“Cutting welfare spending dramatically, I don’t think will hurt the poor,” Romney said.