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Vaden denies politics played role in USDA reassignments

USDA general counsel nominee replies to senators' letter
Responding to questions from Senate Ag Committee Democrats, President Trump's nominee to be USDA's top lawyer denied politics played a role in the reassignment of high-level department employees.
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Farm groups urge lawmakers, Cabinet members to protect crop insurance

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2017 – As members of Congress meet to consider budget proposals and annual spending bills, a group of 59 farm, environmental, credit and young farmers organizations circulated letters today – urging them to “protect crop insurance and recognize its central importance to farmers, lenders and all of rural America.”
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Lawmakers remind Trump about importance of a strong RFS

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2017 - During a campaign stop in Iowa last year, then GOP candidate Donald Trump made it very clear that he supported the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). But as president, a number of his key advisors and cabinet members have strong ties to the oil industry. And that has some RFS supporters worried
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