Scott Pruitt

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on May 17, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
July 18, 2018 - 11:16 am
By Brian Stelter (CNN Money) -- The "daily" White House press briefing is a thing of the past. The White House has only held three on-camera briefings in the past 30 days, according to the administration's own records on WhiteHouse.gov. Press secretary Sarah Sanders' most recent briefing was on...
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EPA
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July 06, 2018 - 4:51 pm
By Jamie Ehrlich, CNN (CNN) -- Administration officials within the Environmental Protection Agency are blocking a report from the public on the dangers of inhaling formaldehyde vapor, according to Politico. The draft assessment, completed by EPA scientists shortly before the inauguration in 2017,...
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Scott Pruitt
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July 05, 2018 - 3:52 pm
By Jeremy Diamond, Eli Watkins and Juana Summers, CNN (CNN) -- Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned after months of ethics controversies, President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday. "I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt as the Administrator of the...
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Scott Pruitt and Jeff Sessions
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July 04, 2018 - 8:51 am
By Kaitlan Collins (CNN) -- Embattled Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt directly appealed to President Donald Trump this spring to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions and let him run the Department of Justice instead, according to three people familiar with the proposal. In...
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From left: Rep. Brendan Boyle, state Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick and state Rep. Todd Stephens during a press conference
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Jim Melwert
June 25, 2018 - 12:56 pm
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Republican state Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick is calling on the head of the EPA to step down after he tried to block a federal study on chemicals found in water supplies near military bases . His call for EPA Director Scott Pruitt’s resignation comes after the release of a...
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt
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April 26, 2018 - 11:47 am
By Michael Biesecker and Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers assailed Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Thursday for the ethics and spending scandals that have prompted bipartisan calls for his ouster. On the defensive, the EPA chief blamed "half...
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President Trump
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Steve Tawa
April 03, 2018 - 12:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Critics say President Trump is once again trying to "undo environmental regulations that deal with climate change." The Clean Air Council is responding to the Trump administration's move to revoke Obama-era standards on more ambitious vehicle emissions and mileage...
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