How to spot the most controversial land deals

As the Trump administration tries to keep its promises on tax cuts and infrastructure, the U.S. has one of the nation’s most controversial auctions of public land, a move that could affect the value of millions of acres of land.

In an auction that could have far-reaching consequences for the nation, the Trump Administration announced Friday it will sell more than $3 billion worth of federal lands in California, Montana and Washington.

The move comes amid the president’s ongoing push to shrink the U