Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (previously) is leaving the cabinet at the end of the month.
Zinke was one of Trump's most deplorable swamp-monsters: a man so loathed that even Scott Priutt couldn't stand him, and for good reason: this is the guy who handed a $300m government contract to fix power lines in hurricane-wracked Puerto Rico to a two-man shop run by old buddies; defrauded the taxpayer with bogus travel-expenses, removed endangered bears from the endangered species list, let oil companies drill in national parks and blanked out his whole calendar.
It's not clear whether he was fired for being a gross liability, or quit ahead of the sinking of the Trump ship. Doubtless he will parachute into a sweet industry job to collect a payout from the corporations he benefited while suckling on the public's teat.
Ryan Zinke: US interior secretary to leave administration [BBC]
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