U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in Canada

Andy Uhler Jun 14, 2018
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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in Canada

Andy Uhler Jun 14, 2018
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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will be in Canada today  to meet with his counterpart, Lawrence MacAulay. Last weekend’s G-7 summit in Canada ended in a tweet storm with President Donald Trump insulting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada’s trade practices. But the USDA wants you to know this visit was planned weeks ago.

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