President Trump nominated Heath Tarbert to be a commissioner and chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. If confirmed, he would succeed Chris Giancarlo as chairman of the U.S. derivatives regulators.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 16, 2017 - President Trump is releasing budget proposals this morning that will call for deep spending cuts across the federal government, including at USDA, EPA and other agencies. Trump’s targets at USDA will include the nation's flagship international food aid program, Food for Peace.