While Tom Vilsack has some skeletons in his closet, the official nomination to Ag Secretary drew praise from many agricultural organizations.
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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 […]
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 […]