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Debbie Stabenow calls for review of Sonny Perdue land deal

Debbie Stabenow calls for review of Sonny Perdue land deal

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) has asked a government ethics office to look into former agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue’s purchase of a grain plant at just a sliver of its estimated value.
Energy companies have a great friend at Trump's Interior Department: Their former lobbyist
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Energy companies have a great friend at Trump's Interior Department: Their former lobbyist

They've spent $30 million lobbying the government since Trump arrived.
Scott Pruitt: After the high life, a job hunt
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Scott Pruitt: After the high life, a job hunt

Forced to resign amid ethics probes, the former Oklahoma attorney general is among those whose rise was derailed after joining the Trump administration.
Ryan Zinke to step down as Interior secretary
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Ryan Zinke to step down as Interior secretary

Zinke shrunk national monuments, rolled back sage grouse protections and ramped up drilling.
Dark money paid new Trump Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s salary for 3 Years
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Dark money paid new Trump Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s salary for 3 Years

Today, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that Matthew G. Whitaker, who served as chief of staff for Attorney General Jeff Sessions, would replace his boss. Sessions was forced from office a day after the midterm elections, which were rough for climate and anti-fracking measures around the
Trump’s pick to lead energy tech innovation program is invested in gas utilities and pipeline companies
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Trump’s pick to lead energy tech innovation program is invested in gas utilities and pipeline companies

A nominee to head a cutting-edge research program in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is personally invested in various natural gas-based utilities and gas pipeline companies.
New EPA chief is already facing two ethical problems in his first week, echoing Scott Pruitt
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New EPA chief is already facing two ethical problems in his first week, echoing Scott Pruitt

Andrew Wheeler's first day as acting administrator was Monday.
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