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Should Clovis be the Top USDA Scientist?

Sam Clovis

Sam Clovis, Donald Trump's pick to be chief scientist for the Department of Agriculture, has argued that homosexuality is a choice. His nomination has drawn criticism from Senate Democrats, who argue his lack of scientific background makes him unqualified for the USDA post overseeing science. Clovis has described climate research as "junk science", and in 2014 told Iowa Public Radio that he is skeptical about climate change.