secretary of agriculture

Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as 31st Agriculture Secretary

· April 24, 2017

America finally has a new U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. The Senate voted 87-11 to confirm former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as the 31st Secretary. Nearly 13 weeks since President Trump nominated the 70-year-old Republican, Perdue finally got his day in the Senate. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) who introduced the vote to the floor, said it […]

Sonny Perdue vote now up to full Senate

· March 31, 2017

Nominee Sonny Perdue has won the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry vote to serve as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. Perdue may now be considered by the full U.S. Senate for confirmation. “I’m pleased our Committee has made swift strides to move Governor Perdue’s nomination closer to the finish line,” U.S. Senator Pat […]

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