Meet Interior nominee Ryan Zinke

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday officially chose Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke to serve as his interior secretary. Here, Zinke talks to C-SPAN about his Montana roots and his role as a member of Congress.
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President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday officially chose Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke to serve as his interior secretary. Here, Zinke talks to C-SPAN about his Montana roots and his role as a member of Congress.
Letters from the West

Letters from the West

Energy and environmental news from across the West

As a hunter and outdoorsman, Interior nominee Zinke reflects Trump Jr.’s Western views

December 15, 2016 08:05 AM

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."