Peterson Credits House Democratic Leadership for Resolving Trade Aid Issue within Continuing Resolution

September 19, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota issued a statement Wednesday thanking House Democratic leadership for resolving outstanding issues related to funding available through the Commodity Credit Corporation to aid farmers impacted by the Administration’s ongoing trade war.

“Thanks to the Speaker and the rest of House Democratic leadership for ensuring that farmers can have the certainty this assistance will continue. The call for more transparency in this program is a good one, and I appreciate their willingness to ensure that help gets out the door in a timely manner to the farmers who need it, while at the same time enabling the taxpayer to see where those funds are going.”