On this episode of The Edit, we spoke with Jimmy Tobias about a recent investigation he conducted into the Ryan Zinke-led Department of the Interior (DOI). Tobias used a number Freedom of Information Act requests to uncover a trove of private calendars from top DOI officials. The documents revealed a pattern of corruption within the department that puts industry interests ahead of protecting the interests of the public.
During the conversation, Tobias outlines how he obtained and parsed through the documents, why Zinke leaving the department won't necessarily change anything, and how Zinke reflects the interests and values of the Trump administration.
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