Bush taps Nebraska gov to head USDA
Nebraska Gov. Mike Johanns (R) will replace Ann Veneman as secretary of agriculture, if Bush’s nomination slithers through the Senate as expected. For those not intimately familiar with Johanns’ record (who, me?), Bush provided this helpful tidbit: “He’s a strong proponent of alternative energy sources such as ethanol and bio-diesel.” A corn-belt governor who digs ethanol? Who woulda thunk it?
More on Johanns to come …
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