The Trump and Biden admin did NOT pursue the case…..
Zinkie is running for a House seat in November….
Investigators with Inspector General Mark Greenblatt’s office concluded that when questioned about his talks with Interior attorneys and others outside the department, Zinke and his then chief of staff failed to comply with their “duty of candor” as public officials to tell the truth, the report said.
“We found that both Secretary Zinke and the [chief of staff] made statements that presented an inaccurate version of the circumstances in which [the Interior Department] made key decisions,” the report said. “As a result, we concluded that Secretary Zinke and the [chief of staff] did not comply with their duty of candor when questioned.”….
Though Greenblatt, who oversaw the investigation, was appointed by Trump, Zinke slammed the investigation as a “political hit job” by the Biden administration.
The Justice Department declined to bring charges related to that investigation….