2017-01-19 18:48:34

Trump Picks Agribusiness & Chemical Industry Darling Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture

Trump has just nominated former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to be secretary of agriculture. Perdue ran a grain and fertilizer business before becoming Georgia’s first Republican governor since Reconstruction. Environmental activists have slammed Perdue for receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in subsidies for chemical corporations and factory farming. We speak to Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch.

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