Trump To Withdraw Polarizing Nominee To Lead Bureau Of Land Management

Posted on AllSides August 16th, 2020
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Amid pressure from Democrats and some Republicans, the Trump administration is planning to withdraw its controversial nominee to head the federal Bureau of Land Management.

The sprawling public lands agency, which manages roughly a tenth of the landmass of the United States, has not had a permanent, Senate-confirmed director for the entire Trump era.

The nominee, William Perry Pendley, has been leading the agency since last August through a series of controversial continued appointment extensions. Prior to coming to Washington D.C., the Wyoming native had spent much of his career...

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https://www.npr.org/2020/08/15/902865445/trump-to-withdraw-polarizing-nominee-to-lead-bureau-of-land-management

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