Agriculture Secretary Confirmation Hearing

Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue (R) testified before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee about his nomination to… read more

Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue (R) testified before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee about his nomination to be agriculture secretary. He pledged to be a strong advocate for farmers and rural communities and stressed the importance of trade to the agriculture industry. Ranking Committee Member Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) raised concerns about the proposed White House budget cuts to farm programs. Other issues addressed included crop insurance, forest management, immigrant labor, and farm bill reauthorization. Former Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Representative David Scott (D-GA) provided introductory remarks in support of Mr. Perdue. close

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Agriculture Secretary Confirmation Hearing

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Program ID:
425823-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Kennedy Caucus Room, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 23, 2017 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Mar 28, 2017 | 5:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 23, 2017 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Mar 24, 2017 | 9:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2017 | 1:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 24, 2017 | 10:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 25, 2017 | 3:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 27, 2017 | 11:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 27, 2017 | 2:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 27, 2017 | 11:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 28, 2017 | 5:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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