#StopClovisDemand Senators Oppose Trump's Pick for the USDA's Chief Scientist

The Department of Agriculture is on the front lines of the climate crisis. Trump has appointed Sam Clovis as its chief scientist. But Clovis is a racist climate denier, not a scientist.

Clovis has an ugly history of racist and anti-science rants. In a 2011 blog post, Clovis called progressives “race traitors.” Just months before, he criticized Hurricane Katrina survivors, attributing their hardships to a “cultural” failure. Like Trump, he believes climate change is "junk science."

We can’t have a bush-league Rush Limbaugh leading the USDA’s science programs.

Add your name to call on all Senators to strongly oppose Sam Clovis's confirmation as the U.S. Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics.

Senators in Opposition:

Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Brian Schatz (D-HI)
Chuck Schumer (D-NY)
Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)*
Tom Udall (D-NM)

*Member, Agriculture Committee

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  • signed 2017-09-23 10:57:47 -0700
  • signed via 2017-09-22 11:18:45 -0700
  • signed 2017-09-21 15:24:59 -0700
  • signed 2017-09-21 04:59:54 -0700
    Environment clean up mandatory to health.
  • posted about this on Facebook 2017-09-20 23:04:10 -0700
    #StopClovis: Demand Senators Oppose Trump's Pick for the USDA's Chief Scientist
  • signed 2017-09-20 23:02:50 -0700
  • signed 2017-09-20 18:31:04 -0700
    Please oppose the confirmation of Sam Clovis to become the Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics. We need to have someone who is qualified in the area of science. This person is not qualified as a scientist to take on the serious responsibilities of this extremely important position.
  • signed 2017-09-20 13:23:10 -0700
    Barbara Altman
  • signed 2017-09-20 11:52:37 -0700
    IT DOESN’T TAKE A ROCKET SCIENTIST TO FIGURE OUT THAT TRUMP IS NOMINATING PEOPLE TO LEAD AGENCIES STRICTLY FOR THE PURPOSE OF UNDERMINING THOSE AGENCIES AND TO FURTHER HIS OWN AGENDA !!!!!!!!!!!!! GLOWING EXAMPLE- SCOTT PRUITT. THIS PRESIDENT MAKES NIXON LOOK LIKE A SAINT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • signed 2017-09-18 22:34:32 -0700
  • signed 2017-09-18 20:00:35 -0700
    IMPEACH PRESIDENT TURD TRUMP.
  • signed 2017-09-18 16:34:17 -0700
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  • signed 2017-09-17 07:00:10 -0700
    Betty Thomas
  • signed 2017-09-16 20:54:51 -0700
    Where did Mr. Trump find this man? He is NOT qualified to run this department. Please oppose his confirmation.
  • signed 2017-09-16 14:30:32 -0700
    How can we function in a racist environment? Furthermore, how can we function with a racist WH administration?

    People have children who are easily influenced to their environment. Do you want our children to hate?

    Many people think it’s Ok for our leadership to set back and watch the hate and greed that is taking place across our American lands. How can we honestly say “This is the Land of the Free”?
  • signed 2017-09-15 16:54:11 -0700
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    Fredric Kroll
  • signed 2017-09-15 08:43:47 -0700
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  • signed 2017-09-14 20:12:16 -0700
    Not suitable for this position!
  • signed 2017-09-14 10:22:01 -0700
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  • signed 2017-09-14 08:56:51 -0700
  • posted about this on Facebook 2017-09-14 08:54:52 -0700
    #StopClovis: Demand Senators Oppose Trump's Pick for the USDA's Chief Scientist
  • signed 2017-09-14 08:54:37 -0700
  • signed 2017-09-14 08:48:27 -0700
    Please, Sam, stick to talk radio. You can do enough damage to our planet and common sense with that position.
  • signed 2017-09-14 08:46:56 -0700
    Climate justice is a human rights issue.
  • signed 2017-09-13 19:48:03 -0700
    wendy niemeyer