Stimson in the News

William Reinsch quoted in Politico on Trump’s Agriculture Policy

in Program

Tomorrow marks 100 days in the White House for President Donald Trump, and it took 95 of them to get Sonny Perdue confirmed as Agriculture secretary. Perdue was announced as Trump’s pick on the eve of Inauguration Day, so for agriculture, the story of the first 100 days has really been about waiting for Trump’s rural representative to be seated in his Cabinet.


“He’s damaged himself politically with the agriculture community, and I think he’s embarrassed his farm state supporters in the Congress unnecessarily,” Bill Reinsch, a distinguished fellow at the Stimson Center, told Pro Trade’s Megan Cassella. “The Republicans, what are they supposed to do — stand up for him or stand up for their voters?”

Read the full article here

Share on twitter
Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on email
Part of the Trade21 Project
Media Inquiries

Contact Caitlin Goodman at [email protected] or 202-478-3437.

Our main line is  202-223-5956.

Choose Your Subscription Topics
* indicates required
I'm interested in...
38 North: News and Analysis on North Korea
South Asian Voices