Zinke could face months-long Justice investigation

The Hill: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke could be facing a months-long investigation by the Department of Justice now that his agency’s internal watchdog has referred one of its probes to the DOJ.

The investigation, which is expected to focus on a personal real estate deal Zinke made with Halliburton Co. Chairman David Lesar, according to The New York Times, sets the stage for a comprehensive review of the former Montana lawmaker’s business ties.

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