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Soto is one of twelve cosponsors of U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson’s, R-SD, “PRICE Act,” which the South Dakota congressman’s office is calling a bill “that will increase transparency in the cattle market, improve risk management, and support new and expanding meat processors.”
This week, Rubio, who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo on the matter, calling on him to send U.S. Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth Keith Krach to Taiwan to handle negotiations. Rubio also cheered the recent announcement that Taiwan will end its restrictions on American beef and pork.
In recent weeks, there have been reports from across the country on Americans receiving the seeds in their mail. There has been evidence that the seeds are part of an online sales push.
Yoho, who worked as a large animal veteran for more than 30 years in North Central Florida before being elected to Congress in 2012, explained why he sent the letter to U.S. Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue.
Yoho called on the White House to "invoke a 'force majeure' motion to stop the importation of all Mexican, Central American, and South American food products during this pandemic to support our nation’s farmers and ranchers.
U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., has tested for positive for coronavirus, making him the second member of the Florida delegation to come down with the virus.
Yoho’s office insisted the bill “will bring relief to America’s farmers and ranchers who are struggling to find steady, reliable labor.”
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