Secretary of the Interior: Cathy McMorris Rodgers

secretary of the interior McMorris Rodgers

Washington Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (in office since 2005) is to be Secretary of the Interior in the Trump administration. McMorris Rodgers does not have a strong track record with the environmental groups and has shown a willingness to sell off Federal lands.

As Secretary of the Interior, McMorris Rodgers is expected to push for increasing the number of leases for drilling. Currently there are about 44,000 leases covering 32M of the 250M acres under the Bureau of Land Management.

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