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Latest top Pruitt aide to depart is EPA legal counsel

Latest top Pruitt aide to depart is EPA legal counsel”

Pruitt is the target of a series of federal ethics investigations.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt delivers a speech to the National League of Cities.

EPA travel vouchers also show Pruitt charged taxpayers last September for a $1,210 one-way flight and $669 in hotel costs to appear at a conference of a New York City-based nonprofit, Concordia.

However, with Pruitt blunders maintaining footholds in the news cycle, some Republicans look eager to call out the EPA chief.

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee also released a letter on Monday showing that another of Pruitt's schedulers, Millan Hupp, helped him find a new apartment and even contacted the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., about purchasing a mattress for Pruitt.

Jahan Wilcox, a spokesman for the E.P.A., did not comment on the departure of Ms. Greenwalt.

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Pruitt, in appearances before congressional hearings this spring, has denied responsibility for any ethical lapses, saying subordinates made those decisions.

While EPA security agents are required to protect Pruitt at all times - both while he is working and during his off hours - the two individuals said the administrator had asked members of the detail to perform tasks that go beyond their primary function. Pruitt only dined alone on one occasion, with his largest party a group of six on July 5. There's vital adjustments taking place not exclusively on the EPA however throughout the administration and it is wanted", Pruitt informed a reporter from Nextstar TV in Washington D.C. "Look, My spouse is an entrepreneur herself, I like, she loves, we love Chick-fil-A as a franchise of religion and it is among the finest within the nation and that is one thing we have been very enthusiastic about and we want extra of them in Tulsa and we want extra of them throughout the nation. Federal employees are subject to specific rules created to prevent officials from using their office for personal gain or taking advantage of subordinates.

A bit much, don't you think?

If the case proceeds as scheduled, the EPA will have to produce research to back Pruitt's claim in the coming months.

"I think he's hurting his boss, and when he hurts his boss, he's hurting the American people", Mr. Kennedy said.

Administrator Scott Pruitt, who already is the subject of a dozen ethics investigations, is now being asked by the White House mess - a cozy restaurant located in the West Wing basement next door to the situation room - to consider other dining options, according to a report from Politico published Wednesday night.



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