PressTV-Interior Secretary Zinke to leave office: Trump

US President Donald Trump has announced the latest high profile departure from his administration as the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

In a tweet on Saturday, Trump thanked Zinke for his service, announcing he would part ways with the administration at the end of the year.

Secretary of the Interior @RyanZinke will be leaving the Administration at the end of the year after having served for a period of almost two years. Ryan has accomplished much during his tenure and I want to thank him for his service to our Nation…….

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 15, 2018

…….The Trump Administration will be announcing the new Secretary of the Interior next week.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 15, 2018

It is still unclear whether Zinke, who is former Navy Seal and denies any wrongdoing, resigned of his own volition or was fired from the job.

His departure comes amid allegations of corruption and scrutiny over…

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