Rick Scott

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, under a cloud of scandal, is forced out

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, under a cloud of scandal, is forced out

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who endeared himself to President Trump but was caught up in scandals and infuriated environmental activists, will be departing his post by the end of the year in the latest shake-up of the president’s Cabinet.

“Secretary of the Interior @RyanZinke will be leaving the Administration at the end of the year after having served for a period of almost two years,” Trump wrote on Twitter on Saturday morning. “Ryan has accomplished much during his tenure and I want to thank him for his service to our Nation.”

There are a number of potential Republicans in the running to follow Zinke...

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