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Rep. Tom Price, selected by Donald Trump for HHS Secretary, voted for the DARK Act to keep Americans in the dark about GMOs


Tom Price
(NaturalNews) This morning, President elect Donald Trump announced his pick for Secretary of Health and Human Services: Rep. Tom Price, a Republican from Georgia.

Before serving in Congress, Price was an orthopedic surgeon, and he's well known for being a strong, vocal critic of the Obamacare fiasco (Affordable Care Act).

"He is exceptionally qualified to shepherd our commitment to repeal and replace Obamacare and bring affordable and accessible healthcare to every American," announced Donald Trump.

Sadly, Tom Price is also among the many Republicans who voted for the so-called "DARK Act," a bill that outlawed state-level mandatory GMO labeling laws like the one passed in Vermont. Mike Pompeo, a Republican from Kansas, also voted for the DARK Act, and he has already been appointed by Donald Trump to head the CIA.

A vote in favor of the DARK Act means a vote against consumer transparency about what they're buying and eating in their food. It's a red flag against both Tom Price and Mike Pompeo, as it indicates they have both functioned as part of the "Monsanto establishment" that has long sought to keep people in the dark while feeding them unlabeled GMOs. The question on everyone's mind is: Will these two individuals now represent the People, or are they still bought off by Monsanto?

ANALYSIS: Let's judge these people on what they do after Inauguration Day

What's my take on this? We all know that Monsanto has infiltrated every establishment and political party in America. It's almost impossible to find anyone in a position of regulatory or legislative authority who hasn't already been influenced, threatened or bought out by the deeply corrupt biotech industry. The overreach of corporatism in America is systemic and insidious.

But there is a strong anti-establishment movement gaining steam in America and around the world. The election of Donald Trump is proof that the establishment as it has long been known is being rejected by voters. Under the leadership of Trump, many legislators, officials and cabinet members may now realize they have permission to challenge the status quo in their own realms of government authority. If that happens, we might see people like Price and Pompeo exhibit a new level of responsibility in rejecting the corruption of the old system from which they emerged.

Or, on the flipside, we might see the opposite happen and watch in horror as the establishment swallows Donald Trump like a prehistoric tar pit, delivering nothing but the same old corruption and corporate collusion that typified the Hillary Clinton campaign.

Only time will tell, but I assure Natural News readers that we are watching carefully, and we will hold everyone in the Trump administration accountable for their actions. If they don't reject the corrupt status quo and start representing the interests of real Americans, they're going to be called out and rejected at the next election opportunity.

The real test is what unfolds after January 20

The same goes for Trump. Nobody gets a free pass. Everyone is held accountable. But let's not pre-judge them at this point. Trump hasn't even been sworn in as President yet. The real test will be what unfolds after January 20, 2017. Only then will we know for sure what we've voted into power in Washington.

To keep it all in perspective, in my view there's almost nothing the Trump administration can do that would be worse than a President Clinton. But we didn't elect him to be the lesser of two evils... we elected him to Make America Great Again. And that's what we demand of his administration.

Tom Price can start by repealing Obamacare. That's incredibly important for all small businesses across America. From there, we're going to keep pushing Tom Price and Donald Trump to achieve important reforms for health care across America, including legalizing natural medicine, ending the Big Pharma market monopolies and labeling all GMOs.

How much we get of that is anyone's guess. My honest opinion is that nothing big changes until the current system collapses. In my assessment, Donald Trump will be the last President of a 50-state United States of America. The financial collapse that's coming in 2017 will change everything, rendering many current government policies on health care and GMOs completely irrelevant.

Stay tuned to Natural News to see what happens... (and thank God we didn't end up with Hillary Clinton in the White House, as she was the "Bride of Frankenfood" who worked very closely with Monsanto and could be bought off with corporate money).

Who voted for the DARK Act to outlaw GMO labeling?

Via RodaleWellness.com:

Voted for the DARK Act
(Meaning they do not support mandatory GMO labeling):
Ralph Abraham, R-La.
Alma Adams, D-N.C.
Robert Aderholt, R-Ala.
Rick Allen, R-Ga.
Mark Amodei, R-Nev.
Brad Ashford, D, Neb.
Brian Babin, R-Texas
Lou Barletta, R-Pa.
Andy Barr, R-Ky.
Joe Barton, R-Texas
Dan Benishek, R-Mich.
Ami Bera, D-Calif.
Gus M. Bilirakis, R-Fla.
Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga.
Mike Bishop, R-Mich.
Diane Black, R-Tenn.
Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.
Rod Blum, R-Iowa
Mike Bost, R-Ill.
Charles W. Boustany Jr., R-La.
Kevin Brady, R-Texas
Dave Brat, R-Va.
Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla.
Mo Brooks, R-Ala.
Susan W. Brooks, R-Ind.
Corrine Brown, D-Fla.
Ken Buck, R-Colo.
Larry Bucshon, R-Ind.
Michael Burgess, R-Texas
Cheri Bustos, D-Ind.
G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C.
Bradley Byrne, R-Ala.
Ken Calvert, R-Calif.
John Carney, D-Del.
Buddy Carter, R-Ga.
Kathy Castor, D-Fla.
Steve Chabot, R-Ohio
Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah
William "Lacy" Clay Jr., D-Mo.
Emanual Cleaver, D-Mo.
James E. Clyburn, D-S.C.
Mike Coffman, R-Colo.
Tom Cole, R-Okla.
Chris Collons, R-N.Y.
Doug Collins, R-Ga.
Barbara Comstock, R-Va.
Michael K, Conaway, R-Texas
Paul Cook, R-Calif.
Jim Cooper, D-Tenn.
Jim Costa, D-Calif.
Ryan Costello, R-Pa.
Kevin Cramer, R-N.D.
Rick Crawford, R-Ark.
Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla.
Henry Cuellar, D-Texas
John Culberson, R-Texas
Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla.
Danny K. Davis, D-Ill.
Rodney Davis, R-Ill.
Jeff Denham, R-Calif.
Charles W. Dent, R-Pa.
Ron DeSantis, R-Fla.
Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn.
Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla
Bob Dold, R-Ill.
Daniel Donovan, R-N.Y.
Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill.
Sean P. Duffy, R-Wis.
Jeff Duncan, R-S.C.
Renee Ellmers, R-N.C.
Tom Emmer, R-Minn.
Blake Farenthold, R-Texas
Stephen Fincher, R-Tenn.
Michael G. Fitzpatrick, R-Penn.
Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn.
John Fleming, R-Tenn.
Bill Flores, R-Texas
Randy J. Forbes, R-Va.
Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb.
Bill Foster, D-Ill.
Virginia Foxx, R-N.C.
Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J.
Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio
John Garamendi, D-Calif.
Scott Garrett, R-N.J.
Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio
Louie Gohmert, R-Texas
Bob Goodlatte, R-Va.
Paul A. Gosar, R-Ariz.
Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.
Gwen Graham, D-Fla.
Kay Granger, R-Texas
Tom Graves, R-Ga.
Garret Graves, R-La.
Sam Graves, R-Mo.
Al Green, D-Texas
Gene Green, D-Texas
Morgan Griffith, R-Va.
Glenn Grothman, R-Wis.
Frank Guinta, R-N.H.
Brett S. Guthrie, R-Ky.
Richard Hanna, R-N.Y.
Cresent Hardy, R-Nev.
Gregg Harper, R-Miss.
Andy Harris, R-Md.
Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo.
Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla.
Joe Heck, R-Nev.
Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas
Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash.
Jody Hice, R-Ga.
French Hill, R-Ark.
Ruben Hinojosa, D-Texas
George Holding, R-N.C.
Richard Hudson, R-N.C.
Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan.
Bill Huizenga, R-Mich.
Randy Hultgren, R-Ill.
Duncan D. Hunter, R-Calif.
Will Hurd, R-Texas
Robert Hurt, R-Va.
Darrell Issa, D-Calif.
Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas
Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan.
Evan Jenkins, R-W. Va.
Bill Johnson, R-Ohio
Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas
Sam Johnson, R-Texas
David Jolly, R-Fla.
Walter B. Jones, R-N.C.
Jim Jordan, R-Ohio
David Joyce, R-Ohio
John Katko, R-N.Y.
Robin Kelly, D-Ill.
Trent Kelly, R-Miss.
Mike Kelly, R-Penn.
Steve King, R-Iowa
Pete King, R-N.Y.
Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.
Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz.
John Kline, R-Minn.
Steve Knight, R-Calif.
Raul R. Labrador, R-Idaho
Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif.
Doug Lamborn, R-Colo.
Robert E. Latta, R-Ohio
Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich.
Daniel Lipinski, D-Ill.
Frank LoBiondo, R-N.J.
David Loebsack, D-Iowa
Billy Long, R-Mo.
Barry Loudermilk, R-Ga.
Mia Love, R-Utah
Frank Lucas, R-Okla.
Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Okla.
Cynthia M. Lummis, R-Wyo.
Tom MacArthur, R-N.J.
Kenny Marchant, R-Texas
Tom Marino, R-Pa.
Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
Michael T. McCaul, R-Texas
Tom McClintock, R-Calif.
Betty McCollum, D-Minn.
Patrick T. McHenry, R-N.C.
David McKinley, R-W.V.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash.
Martha McSally, R-Ariz.
Mark Meadows, R-N.C.
Pat Meehan, R-Pa.
Luke Messer, R-Ind.
John Mica, R-Fla.
Candice Miller, R-Mich.
Jeff Miller, R-Fla.
John Moolenaar, R-Mich.
Alex Mooney, R-W.V.
Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla.
Mick Mulvaney, R-Okla.
Tim Murphy, R-Pa.
Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas
Dan Newhouse, R-Wash.
Kristi Noem, R-S.D.
Donald Norcross, D-N.J.
Richard Nugent, R-Fla.
Devin Nunes, R-Calif.
Pete Olson, R-Texas
Steven Palazzo, R-Miss.
Gary Palmer, R-Ala.
Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J.
Erik Paulsen, R-Minn.
Steve Pearce, R-N.M.
Scott Perry, R-Pa.
Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn.
Robert Pittenger, R-N.C.
Joseph R. Pitts, R-Pa.
Ted Poe, R-Texas
Mike Pompeo, R-Kan.
Tom Price, R-Ga.
John Ratcliffe, R-Texas
Tom Reed, R-N.Y.
David G. Reichert, R-Wash.
Jim Renacci, R-Ohio
Reid Ribble, R-Wis.
Tom Rice, R-S.C.
Cedric Richmond, D-La.
Scott Rigell, R-Va.
Martha Roby, R-Ala.
Phil Roe, R-Tenn.
Harold Rogers, R-Ky.
Mike Rogers, R-Ala.
Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif.
Todd Rokita, R-Ind.
Tom Rooney, R-Fla.
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla.
Peter J. Roskam, R-Ill.
Dennis Ross, R-Fla.
Keith Rothfus, R-Pa.
David Rouzer, R-N.C.
Ed Royce, R-Calif.
C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md.
Steve Russell, R-Okla.
Paul Ryan, R-Wis.
Matt Salmon, R-Ariz.
Steve Scalise, R-La.
Kurt Schrader, D-Ore.
David Schweikert, R-Ariz.
Austin Scott, R-Ga.
David Scott, D-Ga.
F. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.
Pete Sessions, R-Texas
Terri A. Sewell, D-Ala.
John Shimkus, R-Ill.
Bill Shuster, R-Pa.
Mike Simpson, R-Idaho
Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz.
Adrian Smith, R-Neb.
Jason Smith, R-Mo.
Lamar Smith, R-Texas
Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y.
Chris Stewart, R-Utah
Steve Stivers, R-Ohio
Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind.
Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss.
Glenn W. Thompson, R-Pa.
Mac Thornberry, R-Texas
Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio
Scott Tipton, R-Colo.
Dave Trott, R-Mich.
Michael Turner, R-Ohio
Fred Upton, R-Mich.
David Valadao, R-Calif.
Marc Veasey, D-Texas
Ann Wagner, R-Mo.
Tim Walberg, R-Mich.
Greg Walden, R-Ore.
Mark Walker, R-N.C.
Jackie Walorski, R-Ind.
Mimi Walters, R-Calif.
Timothy J. Walz, D-Minn.
Randy Weber, R-Texas
Daniel Webster, R-Fla.
Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio
Bruce Westerman, R-Ark.
Lynn A. Westmoreland, R-Ga.
Ed Whitfield, R-Ky.
Roger Williams, R-Texas
Joe Wilson, R-S.C.
Robert J. Wittman, R-Va.
Steve Womack, R-Ark.
Robert Woodall, R-Ga.
Kevin Yoder, R-Kan.
Ted Yoho, R-Fla.
David Young, R-Iowa
Don Young, R-AK
Todd Young, R-Ind.
Ryan Zinke, R-Mont.

Voted Against the DARK Act
(Meaning they support strong GMO labeling laws):
Pete Aguilar, R-Calif.
Justin Amash, R-Mich.
Karen Bass, D-Calif.
Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio
Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.
Don Beyer, D-Va.
Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore.
Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore.
Brendan Boyle, D-Pa.
Julia Brownley, D-Calif.
Vern Buchanan, R-Fla.
Louis Capps, D-Calif.
Michael Capuano, D-Mass.
Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif.
Andre Carson, D-Ind.
Matthew Cartwright, D-Pa.
Joaquin Castro, D-Texas
Judy Chu, D-Calif.
David Cicilline, D-R.I.
Katherine Clark, D-Mass.
Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y.
Steve Cohen, D-Tenn.
Gerald Connolly, D-Va.
John Conyers Jr., R-Mich.
Joe Courtney, R-Pa.
Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y.
Elijah Cummings, D-Md.
Susan Davis, D-Calif.
Peter DeFazio, D-Ore.
Diana DeGette, D-Colo.
John Delaney, D-Md.
Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn
Suzan DelBene, D-Wash.
Mark DeSaulnier, D-Calif.
Ted Deutch, D-Fla.
Debbie Dingell, D, Mich.
Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas
Mike Doyle, D-Pa.
John Duncan Jr., R-Tenn.
Donna Edwards, D-Md.
Keith Ellison, D-Minn.
Eliot Engel, D-N.Y.
Anna Eshoo, D-Calif.
Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn.
Sam Farr, D-Calif.
Chaka Fattah, D-Pa.
Lois Frankel, D-Fla.
Trent Franks, R-Ariz.
Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii
Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz.
Chris Gibson, R-N.Y.
Alan Grayson, D-Fla.
Glenn Grijalva, D-Ariz.
Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill.
Janice Hahn, D-Calif.
Denny Heck, D-Wash.
Brian Higgins, D- N.Y.
Jim Himes, D-Conn.
Mike Honda, D-Calif.
Steny Hoyer, D-Md.
Jared Huffman, D-Calif.
Hankeem Jeffries, D-N.Y.
Henry "Hank" Johnson Jr., D-Ga.
Joseph P. Kennedy III, D-Mass.
Daniel Kildee, D-Mass.
Derek Kilmer, D-Wash.
Ron Kind, D-Wis.
Ann Kuster, D-N.H.
Leonard Lance, D-N.J.
Jim Langevin, R-R.I.
Rick Larsen, D-Wash.
John B. Larson, D-Conn.
Barbara Lee, D-Calif.
Sander Levin, D-Mich.
John Lewis, D-Ga.
Ted Lieu, D-Calif.
Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif.
Alan Lowenthal, D-Calif.
Nita Lowey, D-N.Y.
Ben R. Luján, D-N.M.
Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass.
Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y.
Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y.
Thomas Massie, R-Ky.
Doris O. Matsui, D-Calif.
Jim McDermott, D-Wash.
James McGovern, D-Mass.
Jerry McNerney, D-Calif.
Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y.
Grace Meng, D-N.Y.
Gwen Moore, D-Wis.
Seth Moulton, D-Mass.
Patrick Murphy, D-Fla.
Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.
Grace Napolitano, D-Calif.
Richard E. Neal, D-Mass.
Rick Nolan, D-Minn.
Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas
Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J.
Donald Payne, Jr., D-N.J.
Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.
Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo.
Scott Peters, D-Calif.
Chellie Pingree, D-Maine
Mark Pocan, D-Wis.
Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine
Jared Polis, D-Colo.
Bill Posey, R-Fla.
David Price, D-N.C.
Mike Quigley, D-Ill.
Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y.
Kathleem Rice, D-N.Y.
Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif.
Raul Ruiz, D-Calif.
Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill.
Tim Ryan, D-Ohio
Linda T. Sánchez, D-Calif.
Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif.
Mark Sanford, R-S.C.
John P. Sarbanes, D-Md.
Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill.
Adam Schiff, D-Ill.
Robert C. Scott, D-Va.
Jose E. Serrano, D-N.Y.
Brad Sherman, D-Calif.
Albo Sires, D-N.J.
Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y.
Chris Smith, R-N.J.
Adam Smith, D-Wash.
Jackie Speier, D-Calif.
Eric Swalwell, D-Calif.
Mark Takai, D-Hawaii
Mark Takano, D-Calif.
Mark Thompson, D-Calif.
Dina Titus, D-Nev.
Paul D. Tonko, D-N.Y.
Nroma Torres, D-Calif.
Niki Tsongas, D-Calif.
Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.
Juan Vargas, D-California
Filemon Vela, D-Texas
Nydia M. Velázquez, D-N.Y.
Peter Visclosky, D-Ind.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.
Maxine Waters, D-Calif.
Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J.
Peter Welch, D-Vt.
Frederica Wilson, D-Fla.
John A. Yarmuth, D-Ky.
Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y.
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