GOP senators declare 'Meat Monday' in slap to USDA

"This is a reminder to USDA that it’s supposed to advocate for American agriculture, not against it," Grassley added.

According to Sen. Jerry MoranGerald (Jerry) MoranRepublicans think Trump is losing trade war Senators demand answers on Trump’s ZTE deal Senate GOP urges Trump administration to work closely with Congress on NAFTA MORE (R-Kan.), USDA will no longer promote "Meatless Mondays" in its online newsletter.

"With extreme drought conditions plaguing much of the United States, the USDA should be more concerned about helping drought-stricken producers rather than demonizing an industry reeling from the lack of rain," Moran said on the Senate floor Thursday.


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