Speed Reads

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America's new interior secretary rode a horse to work today

Either newly confirmed Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is frustrated with the notoriously sluggish Metro system in Washington, D.C., or he just wanted to mix things up on his Thursday morning commute. The Montana Republican was spotted Thursday — his first day on the job after he was confirmed in a 68-31 vote Wednesday — riding a horse through traffic, escorted by two U.S. Park Police officers:

Unconventional as Zinke's mode of transportation may be, it very well could be the fastest way to get around D.C.