U.S. Interior watchdog probes Zinke over real estate deal

U.S. Interior watchdog probes Zinke over real estate dealBy Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department’s watchdog said in a letter to lawmakers on Wednesday that it was investigating a Montana real estate deal involving a foundation set up by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and a development group backed by the chairman of oil service company Halliburton. The letter, a copy of which was seen by Reuters, said that the agency’s inspector general had launched the probe on July 16 to look into a development deal in Zinke’s hometown of Whitefish, Montana, between a group funded by David Lesar, Halliburton’s chairman, and the foundation.


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Veterans, disabled groups rankled by Zinke proposal to increase park fees

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  2. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke criticized for internment camp remarks  CBS News
  3. Zinke’s Cynical Plan to Make America’s National Parks Dependent on Mining and Drilling  Center For American Progress
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