Sonny Perdue Continues To Wait For Senate Vetting
Sonny Perdue continues to wait for Senate vetting
WASHINGTON —Sonny Perdue wasn’t mentioned by name when President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday to lambaste Senate Democrats for slow-walking consideration of his two remaining Cabinet picks, but Georgia’s former two-term governor was clearly high on the chief executive’s mind.
It’s been more than six weeks since Trump tapped the Republican to be his secretary of agriculture, and the Senate has yet to schedule a confirmation hearing for Perdue, much less a floor vote.
What was not made clear in Trump’s tweet is that the delay has little to do with Congress at …