With official NMon recommendations still unrevealed, Dem lawmaker calls review "a sham"

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has reportedly sent his findings and recommendations from his 120-day review of national monuments to President Donald Trump — and while the Associated Press is reporting that Zinke will recommend “changes” to a “handful” of national monuments, no concrete recommendations have been made public.

In a press release issued on Thursday afternoon, the Department of the Interior said that the review was “initiated by President Trump in order to restore trust” in the process of monument designation, and to “give local residents and stakeholders a voice.” Still, the summary report — made public on the agency’s website — does not detail what changes, if any, Zinke has recommended for more than 20 national monuments still under review, which cumulatively cover millions of acres of the United States.

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