Montana’s Zinke chosen for position instead
Despite widespread speculation, Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers will not be named the Interior Secretary for president-elect Donald Trump.
Political reported that instead of Rodgers, Trump’s offer went to Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke.
McMorris Rodgers is the fourth-ranking Republican in the US House and was said to be the likely choice. She met with Trump on Monday but not details of that talk have been released, she said on Tuesday it was an honor to meet Trump.
She has been named a vice chair of Trump’s transition team.