Latest Fact-checks on Ryan Zinke Ryan Zinke stated on March 13, 2018 in testimony before a Senate committee: A Trump administration proposal for the Interior Department "is the largest investment in our public lands infrastructure in our nation's history." Ryan Zinke stated on February 23, 2018 in a panel at the conservative CPAC conference: "Under the previous administration it was … $100 to fill a car. American energy has delivered. Now it's $60. That’s $40 you have in your pocket … that you wouldn’t have."