TRUMP TO PICK REP. ZENKE, EX-SEAL, AS INTERIOR SECRETARY

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President-elect Donald Trump intends to pick Montana Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke as secretary of the Interior, multiple sources confirmed Tuesday evening to Fox News.

 

Zinke is a first-term House member and a former Navy SEAL commander.

 

Neither the Trump transition team nor Zinke has made a public statement. But Zinke reportedly has accepted the offer.

 

He was purportedly in the running with Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who met at least twice with Trump, a fellow Republican, in recent days.

 

McMorris Rodgers has made no official statement either. But she posted a message late Tuesday on her Facebook page that suggested she will remain on Capitol Hill as part of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s leadership team.

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