Perdue says he will advocate for agriculture at USDA
Georgia governor testifies at confirmation hearing for Secretary of Agriculture
President Donald Trump’s proposed budget was a recurring topic at the confirmation hearing for Georgia Gov. George Ervin “Sonny” Perdue III, whom Trump has tapped as Secretary of Agriculture.
The president’s proposed budget includes a $4.7 billion reduction to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 2018 budget.