Oct 2, 2017

Zinke under investigation for charter flights

Ryan Zinke rides a horse to work in February. Photo: Interior Department via AP

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is now under investigation by his department's inspector general over his use of government-owned jets, per Politico, which broke the news last week that Zinke had used government planes multiple times thus far during his tenure.

Why it matters: Zinke responded to last week's scrutiny by branding it "a little B.S." — but his comment came a few hours before former HHS Secretary Tom Price bowed to the intense pressure surrounding his own government jet flights and resigned.

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