Gov. Scott Walker is among the contenders being considered as a replacement for outgoing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, reports Bloomberg.
Zinke will depart from his administration at the end of the year. President Trump tweeted about Zinke's departure Saturday morning.
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
Trump said Zinke's replacement will be announced next week.
The Interior Secretary is responsible for the management and conservation of most federal land and natural resources.