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Trump praises Interior chief but vows to look at ethics allegations

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has come under scrutiny for his use of a security detail, chartered flights and a real estate deal, but seemed to leave open the possibility of replacing him.

“We’re looking at that, and I do want to study whatever is being said. I think he’s doing an excellent job but we will take a look at that in a very strong - and we’ll probably have an idea about that in about a week,” Trump told reporters.

Reporting by Jeff Mason; Writing by Makini Brice

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