Ken Salazar, the Obama administration’s first-term interior secretary, took a job at an industry law and lobbying firm just months after leaving office. There, he refashioned himself as an oil champion and avoided disclosing the companies that paid him to lobby.
Now Salazar has a new role: adviser to Democratic presidential candidate .
In June, after Biden the Democratic presidential nomination, the campaign Salazar, 65, to its list of potential transition team recruits. And earlier this month, the former vice president the “12th-generation son of the southwest” to co-chair its Latino engagement committee.
There’s no clear indication yet that the former U.S. senator and attorney general of Colorado is advising Biden’s policy approach, which includes curbing corporate corruption