Category Archives: USDA

Trump nominated a climate denier as USDA chief scientist — here’s why that matters — MONDAY, AUG 28, 2017  Democrats vow to fight Sam Clovis, who isn’t a scientist and whose ignorant views threaten our food supply AMANDA MARCOTTE In all the Donald Trump-created chaos, it might seem a little odd at first … Continue reading

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Tom Price Bought Drug Stocks. Then He Pushed Pharma’s Agenda in Australia.

Before he was named Trump’s health secretary, Price took a congressional trip to Australia and pressed officials to extend protections for drug companies in an international trade agreement. by Robert Faturechi ProPublica, June 1, 2017, 8 a.m. Then-Rep. Tom Price, … Continue reading

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Trump’s Expected Pick for Top USDA Scientist Is Not a Scientist

Sam Clovis likely to be named undersecretary of the USDA department that manages research on everything from climate change to nutrition.   by Jessica Huseman Published in ProPublica, May 12, 2017, 7 p.m Sam Clovis speaks during a news conference … Continue reading

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