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Trump hedges Zinke support amid probes

Zack Coleman, Eliana Johnson, and Ben Lefebvre November 5, 2018

President Donald Trump offered less-than-effusive praise Monday for embattled Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, while saying he might not “be happy” with the outcomes of the investigations into Zinke’s behavior.

“I'm going to look at any reports, I'll take a look,” Trump told reporters when asked whether he was troubled by recent news reports about Zinke, which have included a potential Justice Department criminal investigation and growing scrutiny of a land deal involving the chairman of Halliburton. “Certainly, I would not be happy with that at all. But I will take a look. But he has done a very good job as secretary."

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