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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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Western Governors Have Good Reason to Be Uneasy with Interior Secretary Nominee David Bernhardt

by Jayson O’Neill as published on Western Values Project “It’s been no secret that Western governors have been frustrated with the actions taken by the Interior Department…” David Bernhardt, President Trump’s nominee for Interior Secretary, is so toxic that even former and current GOP governors publicly criticized Bernhardt […]

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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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