Tag: government corruption

Walking Conflict of Interest

Souce: Center for Western Priorities With oil and gas lobbyist David Bernhardt as second-in-command, the Interior Department has advanced policies supported by his former clients Under the Trump administration, the Interior Department has moved quickly to dramatically expand oil and gas drilling throughout public lands and waters, shrink national […]

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Interior Department Is Filled With Ex-Lobbyists Who Are Cozy with Their Former Employers, New Ethics Complaint Shows

by Jimmy Tobias, Jesse Coleman as published on The Intercept A lengthy ethics complaint filed Feb. 20th by the Campaign Legal Center, a Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group, outlines “a disturbing pattern of misconduct” at the scandal-plagued Interior Department… Only a few short weeks after President Donald Trump nominated […]

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Grand jury is examining whether former interior secretary Ryan Zinke lied to federal investigators

Source: The Washington Post By Juliet Eilperin and Lisa Rein “Making false statements to federal officials constitutes a crime…” Prosecutors have begun presenting evidence to a grand jury in Washington in their probe of whether former interior Secretary Ryan Zinke lied to federal investigators, according to two individuals […]

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