BREAKING … ZINKE OUT … BLOOMBERG’S JENNIFER JACOBS (@JenniferJJacobs): “Scoop: Ryan Zinke has notified the White House he intends to step down as interior secretary. Concern about legal costs and scrutiny of his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest were factors in Zinke’s decision, I’m told. Plan is to announce Wednesday. … “BREAKING: Trump has been notified Zinke plans to step down and has begun searching for replacement. Names that have emerged include Nevada’s Dean Heller, Nevada’s Adam Laxalt, Wisconsin’s Scott Walker, Idaho’s Butch Otter, Utah’s Sean Reyes and others.” Jennifer Jacobs and Jennifer Dlouhy’s story– @realDonaldTrump at 9:14 a.m.: “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. Ryan has accomplished much during his tenure and I want to thank him for his service to our Nation…….”– FLASHBACK: BEN LEFEBVRE and NICK JULIANO, JUNE 19: “Exclusive: Zinke linked to real estate deal with Halliburton chairman: In the interior secretary’s hometown, a development brings together the head of the nation’s largest oil-services company and a foundation created by the man who regulates it.” POLITICO … Ben Lefebvre, “Zinke to leave Interior… Read full this story
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