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At E.P.A., Pruitt’s ‘Sheriff’ Clashed With Critics of Spending
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At E.P.A., Pruitt’s ‘Sheriff’ Clashed With Critics of Spending

While in Italy, Mr. Pruitt “refused to stay at hotels recommended by the U.S. Embassy, although the recommended hotel had law enforcement and other U.S. resources on site,” according to the letter, in which the lawmakers ask Mr. Pruitt to turn over documents related to the claims. Instead, Mr. Pruitt chose to stay “at more…

The Myth of Scott Pruitt’s EPA Rollback
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The Myth of Scott Pruitt’s EPA Rollback

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s spiraling ethics scandals and perilous job status were big news this week, but he also made headlines with his latest assault on President Barack Obama’s environmental legacy. “Pruitt Announces Rollback of Obama-Era Auto Fuel Efficiency Rule,” ABC News reported. “EPA’s Pruitt Kills Obama’s Auto Rules,” the Washington Examiner put it. The…

Pruitt faces renewed questions over cost of security detail
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Pruitt faces renewed questions over cost of security detail

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Analysis | On one hand, Pruitt is a huge ethical headache. On the other, he’s doing exactly what Trump wants.
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Analysis | On one hand, Pruitt is a huge ethical headache. On the other, he’s doing exactly what Trump wants.

“I hope he’s going to be great,” President Trump said of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Tuesday. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) There were two competing news stories centered on Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on Tuesday morning. One of those stories was an extension of an ongoing scandal involving Pruitt’s allocation of federal money. As first…

EPA’s Pruitt lived in DC condo connected to energy lobbyist
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EPA’s Pruitt lived in DC condo connected to energy lobbyist

WASHINGTON — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency lived in a Capitol Hill condominium linked to a prominent Washington lobbyist whose firm represents a roster of fossil fuel companies. ABC News first reported Thursday that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt had been living in a building on a leafy street about a block from the…