Trump praises Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke but vows to look at ethics allegations
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (National Parks Service photo)

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