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Ryan Zinke Stepping Down From Position As Secretary of the Interior

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 3:30pm 12/16/2018 at 3:30pm
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Ryan Zinke was selected to head the Department of the Interior by president-elect Trump in December 2016.  Since then, he’s been busy rolling back Obama-era environmental policies, but has also found himself entangled in ethics investigations.

On Saturday, President Trump announced that Zinke is leaving his post at Interior.

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Analyzing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s incendiary comments about California wildfires

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 6:30pm 8/18/2018 at 6:30pm

I was slated to be hiking in Yosemite National Park today, but the Ferguson fire in the area forced our family to shorten our vacation. Instead, I am back at my front line battle station in Southern California.

The good news is that the wildfires are being contained, including the historically largest...

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Trump Chooses Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke to Lead Interior

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 6:30pm 12/14/2016 at 6:30pm

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Montana Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke as his Secretary of the Interior. The former U.S. Navy SEAL commander has often found himself at odds with environmentalists, which means he could possibly “reverse environmental policies the Obama administration has pursued over the past eight years.” The Washington...

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Zinke Begins ‘Doggy Days’ at the Interior Department

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 5, 2017 at 5:30pm 5/5/2017 at 5:30pm
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It’s really hard not to like Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. On Friday, he hosted the first “Doggy Day,” which he hopes will become a regular thing. After all, Zinke likes to bring his dog Ragnar to the office as often as possible. The Hill reported:

“It does improve morale among a lot...

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Interior Secretary Zinke Rides Horse to First Day of Work

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/2/2017 at 12:00pm

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke caused a splash by riding a horse to his first day of work:

The Hill reported:

He’s an ardent hunter, fisherman and...

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Trump wants to lift offshore drilling restrictions

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 3:30pm 1/6/2018 at 3:30pm
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President Donald Trump’s eraser is proving to be mightier than his predecessor’s pen. After jettisoning the Obama-era lax pot rules, his administration is looking to dump another Obama-era legacy by nixing the massive restrictions on offshore drilling.

The Trump administration unveiled a controversial proposal Thursday to permit drilling in most U.S. continental-shelf...

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Eco-activists target Trump’s national monument rollback with lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 8:30am 12/6/2017 at 8:30am
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall thatin October, President Trump indicated he would shrink the size of Bears Ears National Monument, a 1.35 million-acre piece of land former President Obama designated as a national monument just before leaving office.

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Trump plans to trim back Obama’s Bears Ears National Monument

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 3:30pm 10/28/2017 at 3:30pm
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President Trump’s eraser and Twitter feed seem to be more effective that Obama’s pen and phone.

In the last days of his insipid administration, the former president created the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah with a stroke of his pen, claiming thousands of square acres of land for the federal government.

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Will Corker’s Retirement Make a Difference in the Senate for the GOP?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 11:30am 9/27/2017 at 11:30am
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The GOP received two shocks on Tuesday when Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) decided not to run for re-election in 2018 and Judge Roy Moore defeated incumbent Sen. Luther Strange (R-AL) in the Republican primary.

But how YUGE is Corker’s retirement? Probably not much in the long run. Plus, it looks like the...

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Interior Recommends No Changes to National Monument in Colorado

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 21, 2017 at 8:00pm 7/21/2017 at 8:00pm
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has decided to recommend no changes to Colorado’s Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, which was one of the many national monuments under modification reviews.

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Interior Secretary’s Plan to Reconfigure National Monument in Utah Sparks Outrage

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 1:00pm 6/13/2017 at 1:00pm
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced that he would like to shrink the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. From CBS News:

In a release following the call, Zinke said, “Designating a monument that – including state land – encompasses almost 1.5 million-acres where multiple-use management is hindered or prohibited is not...

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Montana: Rock’em Sock’em Republican KO’s Nudist Resort Singing Cowboy Democrat

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 26, 2017 at 12:35am 5/26/2017 at 12:35am

Rock’em Sock’em Republican candidate Greg Gianforte, best known for “body-slamming” and ego-shaming a reporter for The Guardian, defeated Democratic Candidate Rob Quist, best known as a nudist resort socialist Cowboy poet and singer.

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Montana Special Election: Democrats Pin Hopes on Socialist Singing Cowboy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 8:30pm 5/14/2017 at 8:30pm
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Having failed to score a win in the Kansas special election and with Jon Ossoff not winning outright in Georgia, Democrats are turning their attention to the May 25 special election in Montana.

This special election is taking place to fill Montana’s only House seat to replace former Representative and current Secretary...

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“You’re Fired”: EPA head dismisses half of Science Advisory Board

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:00am 5/9/2017 at 7:00am
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Life at the current Environmental Protection Agency now resembles an episode of “The Apprentice”, the iconic reality show once hosted by President Donald Trump.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt once battled the agency he now leads and argued its scientists often failed to properly assess the fiscal impact relative...

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Pentagon, Interior Dept. Disagree Over Offshore Drilling

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 5:30pm 5/4/2017 at 5:30pm

The Pentagon has stated that it wants to extend the ban on offshore drilling in the eastern portion of the Gulf of Mexico only a day after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to expand offshore drilling.

A.M. Kurta, the Pentagon’s under secretary of Defense for personnel and readiness, stressed to Rep. Matt...

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Three House Special Elections To Watch: Kansas, Georgia, Montana

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 6:30pm 4/8/2017 at 6:30pm
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As we learned from Scott Brown’s (R-MA) supermajority-breaking special election win in January of 2010, special elections can and sometimes do serve as harbingers for midterms.  There are three upcoming special elections to replace House members who have joined President Trump’s cabinet, and each is turning out to be unexpectedly challenging...

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Trump to Donate Presidential Salary from First Quarter to National Park Service

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/4/2017 at 4:30pm
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Before being elected, Trump promised to donate his presidential salary. Monday, the White House announced $78,333.32, Trump’s salary since taking office will be donated to the National Park Service. The funds will be used to maintain historic battlefields.

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President Trump will donate his first three months of salary to the...

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