Another Interior Department Appointee Leaves Amid Allegations of Ethics Violations

The Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint in February naming Wynn and five other Interior political appointees. The complaint led to an investigation by the Interior’s Inspector General’s office. Wynn allegedly contacted past employers which violates his ethics agreement. He worked for Koch-supported groups and energy interests before the Interior Department, including the Cascade Policy Institute, which is part of Koch-supported State Policy Network. While working at the Cascade Policy Institute, Wynn co-produced a film that argues against climate change legislation. In the film he claimed, “global warming could be a net benefit for the planet.”

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