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The New Acting Interior Secretary Is An Agency Insider And Ex-Oil Lobbyist

NPR Wednesday, 2 January 2019
The New Acting Interior Secretary Is An Agency Insider And Ex-Oil LobbyistAs Ryan Zinke steps down amid a string of ethics investigations, his deputy David Bernhardt — a former oil-industry lobbyist and a polarizing figure — will take over at the Department of the Interior.
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