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NEWSMAKER — Missouri congress members help president understand trade agreement repercussions

| June 13, 2018

Missouri congress members are working to help President Donald Trump understand the possible repercussions of certain trade agreements.

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NEWSMAKER — The Capitol Conversation: Senator Claire McCaskill shares NAFTA concerns

| December 13, 2017

Senator Claire McCaskill met with U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer and expressed her concerns about alleged sabre-rattling by Trump administration officials.

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Trump applauds farmers, American products during ‘Made in America’ speech

| July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (DTN) — In his remarks Monday at his “Made in America Product Showcase,” President Donald Trump mentioned farmers several times and pointed out Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.

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WOTUS rule traveling back in time

| June 28, 2017

OMAHA (DTN) — The federal government is turning back the clock on the controversial waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule — quite literally — with a proposal announced on Tuesday to recodify the law as it was written prior to 2015.

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Federal disaster declaration approved Friday

| June 12, 2017

MISSOURI — The White House announced Friday, June 2, 2017 it approved Governor Eric Greitens’ request for a federal disaster declaration, unlocking additional federal funding to affected individuals and communities. Those in need of individual or household assistance are asked to call FEMA’s hotline at 1-800-621-FEMA or visit DisasterAssistance.Gov.

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President Trump pulls U.S. out of Paris agreement

| June 2, 2017

Declaring that he was looking out for the country’s economic interests and reasserting American sovereignty, President Donald Trump said Thursday that the U.S. will walk away from the international climate-change agreement reached less than two years ago.

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Reorganization proposal for USDA announced Thursday

| May 12, 2017

The proposal marks the first major reorganization at USDA since 1994.

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Agriculture, rural communities getting help from President Trump

| April 26, 2017

On Tuesday, President Trump signed an executive order, titled Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America.

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Is confirmation in the cards for Sonny Perdue today?

| April 24, 2017

Sonny Perdue, is set to be confirmed as new agriculture secretary sometime today. Perdue has been an active in agriculture throughout his life. He grew up on a farm, owns agricultural businesses and practiced veterinary medicine. He also served as Georgia governor.

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