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    Trump to Nominate Ex-Governor Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary - Reports

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    US President-elect Donald Trump will nominate former governor of the US state of Georgia Sonny Perdue as his Secretary of Agriculture, media reported.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Fox News claimed in a Twitter post on Wednesday that it had confirmed Perdue was tapped by Trump to head the Department of Agriculture.

    The Department of Agriculture was the last Cabinet post pending a Secretary nominee.

    Perdue served as governor in Georgia from 2003 to 2011.

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