Montana Rep. Zinke, ex-Navy Seal, tapped as Trump’s interior secretary

US President-elect Donald Trump announced Thursday that Ryan Zinke, a congressman from Montana, is his nominee for secretary of the interior. The 55-year-old Zinke, a former commander of the US Navy Seals, has views similar to Trump on the issue of coal mining and the reopening of many mines that had been closed across the country, which had caused the loss of many jobs.     

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