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.