By Associated Press
The internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency has launched yet another investigation of travel and security spending involving embattled administrator Scott Pruitt.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending laws when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt to make private phone calls in his office.
The Republican-led House oversight committee is demanding interviews with five close aides to embattled Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, including his security chief.
An EPA inspector is now conducting at least five investigative audits related to Pruitt, including a previously undisclosed probe into outsized spending and alleged timesheet abuse by his swollen security detail.
By Michael Biesecker and Zeke Miller, Associated Press
EPA ethics lawyer Kevin Minoli said that Pruitt was paying fair-market value was based on the assumption that Pruitt occupied only one bedroom for $50 a night. He said he did not consider the value of a second bedroom Pruitt's…
By Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
Two administration officials confirmed that the president called Scott Pruitt on Monday to offer his support. Pruitt has recently come under intense scrutiny for his use of a Capitol Hill condominium linked to a prominent Washington lobbyist.
By PBS NewsHour
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that the previous administration's rules on auto fuel economy go too far. Under the Obama-era standards, gas mileage would have doubled in new vehicles by 2025. Judy Woodruff learns more from Amy Harder of…
A memo signed by Kevin Minoli contends that Pruitt's $50-a-night rental payments constitute a fair market rate. The memo was dated March 30, the day after ABC News first reported Pruitt lived last year in condo co-owned by the wife…
By Greg Dotson, The Conversation
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is expected to announce a plan to relax existing tailpipe standards that apply through 2025, which may yield a competitive advantage to other nations.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is reported to have lived in a Capitol Hill condominium linked to a prominent Washington lobbyist whose firm represents a roster of fossil fuel companies.
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