WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2017 – Controversial nominee Sam Clovis is no longer under consideration for a USDA undersecretary position. He withdrew his name from consideration in a letter to President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 6, 2017 - President Trump is moving to fill some of the top open positions at USDA. Last week he said he intends to nominate Bill Northey, currently Iowa’s agriculture secretary, to be Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2017 - Trade was on the list of topics that U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talked about on Saturday, according to a White House statement. The two leaders agreed to meet in person in Washington on Feb. 10.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2017 - Sam Clovis, Donald Trump’s top farm policy adviser during the presidential campaign, will be leading the transition group installing his team and policy at the Agriculture Department.