Miller, a possible USDA pick, would cut school lunch by ‘several billion dollars’

The government is giving away too many meals in the school-lunch program, according to Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller in a McClatchy story. An aspirant for U.S. agriculture secretary, Miller said he discussed with President-elect Donald Trump's team a plan to save "several billion dollars" by reforming the lunch program, which was created in 1946 "as a measure of national security, to safeguard the the health and well-being of the nation's children."

Tweet from Trump’s Texas ag nominee calls Clinton the c-word

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller got himself in hot water when a tweet went out from his account calling Hillary Clinton the c-word. Miller, who was nominated by Donald Trump to serve as co-chair (along with GOP funder Charles Herbster) on Trump’s Agricultural and Rural Ag Committee, initially said his Twitter account had been hacked. Later, however, his staff admitted that the fault was theirs. They claimed they had retweeted another tweet without realizing it contained vulgar language.

Trump’s latest ag adviser likes deep-fat fryers, but not the EPA

After naming GOP funder Charles Herbster to be chair of his Agricultural and Rural Ag Committee, Trump has nominated Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller to be co-chair, says Mother Jones—and the press are waiting for the antics to begin.