During a farm bill field hearing last week, Kansas Republican Senator Pat Roberts said Sonny Perdue is just waiting. The Senate Agriculture Committee chairman says his committee has not received the required paperwork from the White House yet to schedule a confirmation hearing for Perdue.
Secretary of Agriculture Nominee Sonny Perdue has received the endorsement from former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.
Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway issued the following statement upon the announcement of President-Elect Donald Trump’s selection of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to be the nominee for Secretary of Agriculture.
The National Cotton Council congratulates former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue on his nomination for Secretary of Agriculture.
President-elect Donald Trump has reportedly picked former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to be Agriculture Secretary under the incoming administration. While the USDA landing team has yet to confirm the nominee, multiple media outlets attributed a senior transition official as saying Trump will nominate Perdue to the post. The American Farm Bureau strongly endorsed the nomination of Perdue following the news.
President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday announced his nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaving the Agriculture Secretary cabinet position the last to fill for the incoming administration.
Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue may be the leading candidate to become Agriculture Secretary, but the Trump transition team continues to meet with others.