GOP Backs Zinke's Plan To Totally Reshape The Interior Department

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke speaks during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 3, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘Federal agencies have lost touch’

Top Dem Holds Up Trump Nominees Over National Monuments Dispute

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) questions Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘I await his scheduling decision’

Trump Offers The Biggest Sale Of Offshore Drilling Rights In US History

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Offshore oil platform is seen in Huntington Beach

‘Spur local and regional economic dynamism’

States Are Trying To Stop Trump's Interior Dept From Easing Regs On Oil, Gas and Coal

Energy | Tim Pearce
Oil pump oil rig energy industrial machine for petroleum in the sunset background for design

‘The rule hit [small business] the hardest’

Trump Wants Make It Easier To Fire Perverts From The National Park Service

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A signpost greets travellers at the Gros Ventre entrance to Grand Teton National Park, in Jackson Hole

‘We’re going to hold people accountable’

Is This The Most Alpha Thing Trump's Interior Secretary Does?

US | Tim Pearce
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke speaks during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 3, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘A major sign of transparency’

Top Obama Officials Spent Nearly $1 Million On Non-Commercial Flights

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

That includes $294,042 on government aircraft

GOP Wants To Know Why 'Sensitive' Trump Admin Memos Wound Up In The News

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump (L) meets with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 10, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘An unacceptable practice’

Zinke Blasts Criticism Over Charter Travel

Energy | Tim Pearce
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke speaks during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 3, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘Complete and utter bulls***’

A Federal Court Just Threw A Wrench In Trump's Energy Plans

Energy | Michael Bastasch
RIDGWAY, IL - JANUARY 21: An idled pump jack, once used to extract crude oil from the ground, sits near the Asbury church and cemetery on January 21, 2015 near Ridgway, Illinois. With oil prices near a 5 1/2-year low, oil companies are beginning to slow drilling operations in the United States. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘We intend to evaluate regulations’

Trump Is About To Gut Another Obama-Era Global Warming Policy

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as he arrives at the White House from Indianapolis, in Washington D.C., U.S. September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

This is a big deal

GOP Reps Want The Records For All Of Obama's Interior Secretaries' Chartered Flights

Energy | Tim Pearce
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke waits to take the stage with President Donald Trump for his on infrastructure improvements, at the Department of Transportation in Washington, U.S. June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Let’s get all facts on the table’

Dems Want Investigators To Expand Probe Of Interior Secretary's Travel To Include His Wife

Energy | Tim Pearce
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is interviewed by Reuters in Boston

‘Mrs. Zinke deserves heightened scrutiny’

Federal Officials Launch Investigation Into Interior Secretary’s Private Jet Travel

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Ryan Zinke addresses a pro-gun activist rally REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Days after Tom Price resigned for flying private jets

This Obama Cabinet Official Cost Taxpayers At Least $35K Charting Private Jets

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘A little BS on travel’

Alaska Will Be The Centerpiece Of Trump's Plan For US 'Energy Dominance'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
This undated photo shows the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. The Bush administration''s controversial plan to open the refuge to oil drilling was approved by the House of Representatives on August 2, 2001, but it faces a tough battle in the Senate. (Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Getty Images)

‘We have a great opportunity to fuel the world’

What WaPo Left Out Of Its Hit Piece On Zinke's Jet Travel

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke waits to take the stage with President Donald Trump for his on infrastructure improvements, at the Department of Transportation in Washington, U.S. June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘It’s common sense’

Trump May Overhaul Obama-Era Sage Grouse Plans

Energy | Tim Pearce
FILE PHOTO - U.S. Bureau of Land Management photo of a pair of sage grouse

‘Very positive’

Trump's Interior Sec Says Fracking Is Proof God 'Loves Us'

Energy | Tim Pearce
Montana state Senator Ryan Zinke addresses a pro-gun activist rally as part of the National Day of Resistance, at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

‘God’s got a good sense of humor’

Guess What The Department Of The Interior Is Up To Today

Politics | Liam Clancy
(L-R) Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, and HHS Secretary Tom Price walk to Marine One to depart with President Donald Trump from the White House on July 24, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Is Secretary Ryan Zinke the best boss ever?