Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey says he’s still under consideration for a top job at the U-S Department of Agriculture.
Northey says he’s been told a background check is underway.
Northey says he’s impressed with the team U-S Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue is putting together.
All three of the top appointees so far are from the Midwest, including one from northwest Iowa.
OC……..”fellow undersecretary” :17
President Trump has nominated Steve Censky of Minnesota as his deputy and Ted McKinney of Indiana and Sam Clovis of Hinton, Iowa, as undersecretaries.