Column: Interior Secretary Bernhardt’s Previous Job Raises Questions About a Deal for His Ex-Client

Los Angeles Times

The Interior Department’s efforts to increase water deliveries to Central Valley farm contractors such as Westlands at the expense of endangered species, for example, create “the exact outcome [Bernhardt] lobbied for on behalf of Westlands for years prior to entering government service,” the anticorruption Campaign Legal Center noted in a 15-page letter (plus exhibits) to the department’s inspector general.

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