Rain isn’t enough to wash away Secretary Zinke’s abysmal record on wildfires

Trump/Zinke budget would cut nearly $140 million from wildfire management programs

As fire season winds down across the West, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s record of underfunding the solutions to this expensive challenge is coming into sharper focus.  His claims that more aggressive forest management would have avoided a historically long fire and difficult fire season have been debunked by expert foresters and criticized as politically motivated.

Zinke and Perdue fly to fires

Secretaries Zinke and Perdue, joined by Senator Daines and Congressman Gianforte, fly in style to fires in Montana.

The only sure solution to fighting fires is more resources to fight fires. Unfortunately, Secretary Zinke’s record is on wildfire funding is abysmal:

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