5th District

The New York Times is reporting sources close to Donald Trump say 5th district Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Eastern Washington will be selected to be the new US Secretary of the interior.

Even before the official announcement, the Spokane City Council President is announcing he will run for her seat. Democrat Ben Stuckart has served two terms as Spokane city council president.  Friday, Stuckart announced he plans to run for the fifth congressional district , and said he had been considering the run since before the national election: