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Sally Jewell’s new bathroom at Interior is a $222,000 looker

Post by Kim Bradford on Feb. 6, 2013 at 1:06 pm |
February 7, 2013 10:03 am

FWIW, a D.C. colleague pointed out this story last month, when rumors were swirling that former Gov. Chris Gregoire was in line for Interior Secretary.

Renovations to the secretary’s bathroom totaling $222,000, completed in 2007 when Dirk Kempthorne held the office, included custom cabinetry, a pricey faucet, a sub-zero refrigerator and a “vintage tissue holder.” Photos of the renovations just surfaced last month in response to an old Freedom of Information Act request filed by a TV station.

The spoils now go to Sally Jewell, the CEO of REI who President Obama announced today is his pick for the job.

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