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David Sparks Ph.d Republican farmers
by David Sparks Ph.d, click here for bio

Program: Line on Agriculture
Date: May 30, 2018

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Republican farmers. During the last presidential campaign and election, the president relied heavily on rural voters, as in farmers and ranchers, to win his office. So, ag producers supported a Republican agenda. Listen to House Agriculture Committee Chairman. Michael Conaway from Texas as he discusses what happened in the first farm bill vote. “The speaker changed his vote to a no vote, preserving the motion to reconsider which is inside D.C. speak for we are going to vote again. We are going to bring HR2 back on the floor exactly as it is and I want to give my Democrat colleagues another chance to show that they love America as much as we do, that they are going to back American agriculture and that these SNAP reforms that they claim to be the reason that they are voting no are really good for this country. 70% of Americans believe that work requirements for folks on SNAP is the right thing to do and they are on the wrong side of that.

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