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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Jun 27, 2013 06:51 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

White House Issues Likely Unnecessary Threat to Veto House Agriculture Appropriations Bill

The White House says the administration is opposed to the fiscal 2014 spending bill for USDA, the Food and Drug Administration and Commodity Futures Trading that recently passed the House of Representatives. According to a statement by the Office of Management and Budget, if the legislation were to make it to the president's desk, his senior advisors "would recommend that he veto the bill."

There is not much chance ...

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