The California Farm Bureau Federation plans to host a rally outside of the California state Capitol on 11 a.m. Thursday in opposition of Assembly Bill 616, a measure that will change the current process for farmworker union elections.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says he has had no part in any discussions with other cabinet members about invoking the 25th Amendment of the Constitution to oust President Donald Trump from office and doesn't anticipate such conversations will take place.
President Donald Trump maintained his strength in rural areas of battleground states even as he struggled to win reelection against a Democratic surge in the suburbs and big cities for former Vice President Joe Biden.
The battle over control of the Senate could pivot on several Republican farm-state seats. Democrats’ hopes to expand their House majority could be shaped by whether they can hold onto rural districts they carried in 2018 and pick off some GOP incumbents.
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden responded to a survey by American Farm Bureau Federation with sharply different policy priorities on issues vital to farmers, from farm programs to farm labor rules.
Congressional Republicans are hoping to win back the House this November, and the lawmaker leading the GOP campaign operation says that districts with rural and agricultural areas will be critical to winning the necessary 17 seats.