U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue addresses USDA employees and guests shortly after being sworn in April 25, 2017.
“We want the public to feel as welcome and as home here (USDA Bldg) as they do in their own home.” - Sonny Perdue
“I view USDA worldwide as a family, and we are going to treat it as a family.” - Sonny Perdue
“I was a farmer first and we are going to get comfortable in working clothes.” Perdue sheds his coat and tie….
“We want to make decisions on facts and evidence. Good sound science.” “We want to be data-driven.” - Sonny Perdue