Senate committee grills Johanns on border issue
Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns got an unofficial welcome to
Washington last Thursday when he testified to an at-times hostile Senate
Agricultural Committee hearing.
In sharp contrast to the warm reception at his confirmation hearings,
Johanns faced probing questions about USDA's plans to reopen the
Canadian border to live cattle. Johanns was also grilled about the lack
of progress in opening the Japanese and other foreign markets to U.S.
beef, as well as a lack o...
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