Senate Energy Hearing on Interior Budget Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on the president's fiscal 2019 departmental budget request.

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    Interior Department Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request

    Secretary Ryan Zinke testified at a hearing on the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2019 Interior Department budget request. Topics include a proposed raise in national park entrance fees, mineral security, proposals of offshore drilling around the coasts, and his thoughts around the term “climate change.” When Senator Maria Cantrell (D-WA) asked him about allegations he used taxpayer money to fly on private jets, he denied those claims, saying he never took a private jet anywhere andt hat he resented the accusation.

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