Agriculture Nominee Perdue Will Get Hearing Next Week
The Senate Agriculture Committee will hold a hearing next week to consider Sonny Perdue's nomination to be agriculture secretary.
President Donald Trump announced in January that he would nominate Perdue. After a seven-week delay, Perdue submitted the necessary ethics paperwork last week and said he would step down from several companies bearing his name.
Perdue, 70, is a farmer's son who would be the first Southerner in the post in more than two decades.
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