Tom Collier, CEO of the Pebble Limited Partnership, resigned this week after secretly recorded conversations were released, showing him boasting about his influence with GOP politicians. Pebble Mine opponents say it is just scapegoating. Gov. Dunleavy denies he served as Pebble’s messenger to the White House. Sen. Murkowski is furious.
Alaska Public Media’s Casey Grove and Liz Ruskin discuss the fallout, and how the tapes may influence the Sen. Dan Sullivan’s re-election bid.