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Yellowstone superintendent says the Trump administration is forcing him out

June 8, 2018View for printing

Yellowstone National Park's superintendent said Thursday that he's being forced out as a "punitive action" after disagreements with the Trump administration over how many bison the park can sustain, a longstanding source of conflict between park officials and ranchers in neighboring Montana.

MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press

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Yellowstone's top official, facing reassignment under Trump, is denied option to retire on his terms

The Trump administration issued a stern reply to Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Daniel Wenk's offer to retire next year to avoid a reassignment to Washington: Leave your post by August or retire now.

Wenk's looming reassignment is one of several ordered by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to fulfill President Trump's effort to reorganize the federal government.

Critics say many of the reassignments of Senior Executive Service employees appear to be motivated by politics, sweeping aside those who disagree with the administration on issues such as climate change, wildlife management and wilderness preservation.

by Darryl Fears

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