former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue US Embassy Photo by Pablo Castro

Sonny Perdue named Trump’s secretary of agriculture

Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue brings strong business sense to oversee massive agricultural department.

Multiple sources reported president-elect Donald Trump had filled his final cabinet position with former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue. 

The 70-year old former Georgia governor - no relation to the chicken Perdues  - served on Trump’s agricultural advisory committee during the election. Trump first visited the Trump Tower in late November, but recent weeks the search seemed to have expanded to include a more diverse group including Elsa Murano, a Cuban-born professor at Te

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