Sen. Boozman supports Secretary of Agriculture nominee

Sen. Boozman supports Secretary of Agriculture nominee

WASHINGTON, DC (KAIT) - U.S. Senator John Boozman announces his support of President Trump's pick for Secretary of Agriculture.

In a news release, Sen. Boozman's office said he questioned Governor Sonny Perdue at Perdue's confirmation hearing Thursday.

The republican senator focused on the need to open new markets for American agriculture, which is something Arkansas thrives on.

Perdue told Sen. Boozman that he would love to have Cuba as a customer.

The senator's office said he asked Perdue to use his position to make federal child nutrition programs more efficient to help children who receive school meals and those who need nutritional meals in the summertime.

After their discussion, Sen. Boozman said he supports Governor Perdue's confirmation.

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