David L. Bernhardt to be nominated for Secretary of the Interior.
MEMPHIS, Tennessee – -(AmmoLand.com)- Ducks Unlimited (DU), a leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation, applauds President Trump’s intent to nominate David L. Bernhardt to serve as the new Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), the department in charge of managing and conserving public land and natural resources in the United States.
Bernhardt has served as Deputy Secretary of the Interior since July 2017.
“I have known and worked with David Bernhardt for more than a decade and we are excited to continue to work with him as the new Secretary of the Interior,” said Ducks Unlimited CEO Dale Hall. “His integrity in following the law is beyond reproach. David Bernhardt is a champion of conservation and the right person for the job. We urge the Senate to swiftly confirm him.”
In 2006, Bernhardt was unanimously confirmed by the Senate to serve as the solicitor of the DOI. As solicitor, Bernhardt was the chief legal officer and third ranking official for the DOI.
Prior to serving as solicitor, he held several high-level positions with the DOI including Deputy Solicitor, Deputy Chief of Staff, Counselor to the Secretary of …Read the Rest