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Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue shares drought map with then Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Department of Interior Tami A. Heilemann
Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue shows then Interior Secretary Ken Salazar areas affected by drought on the Chattahoochee River in 2009.

INSIDE WASHINGTON: What Gov. Perdue brings to USDA

Although not from the Midwest, Perdue knows many different segments of agriculture and trade and has a veterinary degree.

Maybe you would say President-elect Donald Trump saved the best for last in naming former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the final hour. Or maybe we’ve seen Trump let politics get in the way of what his gut says by allowing too many to persuade him to diversify his Cabinet — as he actually interviewed Perdue for the job Nov. 30.

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