Golden Dukes

Duke Spotlight: Zinke’s Stinky Real Estate Deal With Halliburton’s Chairman

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December 27, 2018 9:00 a.m.

Before finally deciding to bow out of President Trump’s Cabinet, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke churned out Golden Duke-level scandals at an impressive rate.

One such shady episode was his suspicious real estate deal with Halliburton Chairman David Lesar, which as I wrote back in August, emits a “$50-a-night condo stench.” In October, the deal became the subject of a potential Justice Department criminal probe into Zinke’s activity, an investigation that continues to loom despite Zinke’s upcoming resignation.

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