Senate Republicans on Thursday again used their majority to suspend committee rules and push through another Trump administration nominee, Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, bypassing Democrats who for the second day had refused to show up for a vote on his nomination.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says concerns about the future of the agency among staff is due to the administration’s “change of direction” but he told “Fox & Friends” during an April 13 appearance that he hopes to give employees confidence in the new direction. “There’s been a change of direction[…]Read More »
House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway told delegates to the National Cotton council annual meeting that his committee would work with the Trump Administration to support trade. He also pledged to put cotton back in the farm bill as a covered commodity. Read moreRead More »