2 thoughts on “Zinke rides off into the sunset

  1. Rinky-dinky says:

    “Justice Dept. investigating whether Zinke lied to inspector general” (Washington Post) https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/justice-dept-investigating-whether-zinke-lied-to-inspector-general/2019/01/03/6c9dea06-0eac-11e9-84fc-d58c33d6c8c7_story.html?utm_term=.433c9393146e “Zinke, who left the Trump administration Wednesday, was facing two inspector general inquiries tied to his real estate dealings in his home state of Montana and his involvement in reviewing a proposed casino project by Native American tribes in Connecticut. In the course of that work, inspector general investigators came to believe Zinke had lied to them, and they referred the matter to the Justice Department to consider whether any laws were violated, the people familiar with the matter said.”
    “Zinke Denies Report that He Lied to Interior Investigators : Zinke says the allegations are false and appeared to have been leaked to undermine his accomplishments as head of a department” (Flathead Beacon) https://flatheadbeacon.com/2019/01/03/zinke-denies-report-lied-interior-investigators/ ““It’s an unauthorized leak from an anonymous source over false allegations,” Zinke told AP.”

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