David Bernhardt ‘knows where the skeletons are buried,’ and his former clients are getting the policy changes they wanted. Now his boss is leaving amid scandals.
In late September 2017, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was slated to make a speech that would showcase his work on President Donald Trump’s “energy dominance” policy.
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Original Title: The Former Fossil Fuel Lobbyist Running Interior in Zinke’s Shadow
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