Don’t mess with family — Perdue’s message to the rest of the Trump cabinet

Canadian Ag Minister Lawrence MacAulay and U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue (source: @SecretarySonny, Twitter)

Blood is thicker than water, and you should never mess with family. As I look back on the trilateral meeting between the agricultural leaders from Canada, the United States and Mexico, U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue has repeatedly emphasized the word ‘family’. With spouses included, this triple date included local Savannah, Georgia hospitality and even ice cream. For Perdue, I believe this over-the-top cozy family get-together had a very strategic purpose. He’s sending a clear message to the rest of the Trump cabinet, especially the trade department and the president himself — don’t mess with our trilateral ag family in…

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