Congressional delegation touts unity, low-key approach at forum
Three congressional representatives say work in Washington is easier because of communication amongst each other
South Dakota’s congressional delegation is one of seven with only three members. And they say having a unified front on Capitol Hill is paramount to advance the interests of South Dakotans on policies ranging from agricultural and national security to artificial intelligence and immigration.
“We try to work together. You’re not going to see any one of us standing up being the loudest person,” said Sen. Mike Rounds Thursday during a panel discussion with Congressman Dusty Johnson and Sen. John Thune, all of whom are Republicans. “We work together to try and solve problems.”
And it’ll take a lot of that in the coming weeks and months as Congress takes on the quinquennial Farm Bill, particularly amid an increasingly strained relationship with China.
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