Senate confirms David Bernhardt, controversial Trump pick, for No. 2 post at Interior

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 20:02 in Earth & Climate

The Senate on Monday confirmed David Bernhardt, who has a history of lobbying for oil, mining and western water interests, as deputy secretary of the Interior Department. Both of California’s Democratic senators, Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, voted against his appointment — which was approved,...

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