Tester Statement on Confirmation of Ryan Zinke to Lead Department of Interior

(U.S. Senate) – U.S. Senator Jon Tester today released the following statement after voting to confirm Congressman Ryan Zinke as the Secretary of the Interior:

“As a Montanan, I know how important the Department of Interior is to supporting our western way of life, protecting our public lands, and living up to our trust responsibilities in Indian Country. I believe Congressman Zinke will do right by Montana and the country in this role. Montana will be watching, and I know he’ll make us proud.”