Report: Trump offers interior secretary to Rep. Ryan Zinke


President-elect Trump has offered Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke the position of interior secretary, according to a report.

Politico cited transition officials and another source saying Trump has made the offer to Zinke, a retired Navy SEAL commander, to lead the Department of the Interior but the Republican has yet to accept.

The news comes as surprise: Trump had been expected to name Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the highest ranking woman in the GOP House leadership, to the position.

Zinke endorsed Trump in May, saying the New York businessman “stuck out” to him because of his politically incorrect rhetoric.

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