President Trump on Friday night said he plans to hold until further review his administration’s decision to allow elephant trophies being imported into the United States.
“Put big game trophy decision on hold until such time as I review all conservation facts,” he tweeted. “Under study for years. Will update soon with Secretary Zinke. Thank you!”
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 18, 2017
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Ryan Keith Zinke Supreme Court weighs Congress’s power to dismiss lawsuits Democrats oppose effort to delay or repeal Interior methane rule Greens sue Trump for national monument documents MORE said in a statement that he and Trump “talked and both believe that conservation and healthy herds are critical.”
“As a result, in a manner compliant with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, the issuing of permits is being put on hold as the decision is being reviewed,” he said.
Trump’s decision to review the decision follows intense …