Alston & Bird and the Legal Aid Society of D.C. are seeking $144,692 in legal fees after beating back the Trump administration’s attempt to end food stamp benefits for hundreds of thousands of people.

While the underlying litigation was a loss for the U.S. Department of Agriculture under then-President Donald Trump, it’s the Biden administration that is opposing the legal fees, according to a filing from Alston & Bird and the Legal Aid Society on Wednesday. The filing does not say why the government opposes the fees.

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