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Scott Pruitt, who resigned from the Environmental Protection Agency this summer amid a flurry of ethics inquiries, received $50,000 for his legal defense fund from a Wisconsin billionaire, according to... [Read More]
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Trump's former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt repeatedly used a private email account for work. [Read More]
Records reveal controversy-prone Pruitt networked and arranged friendly media interviews on personal account... [Read More]
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Scott Pruitt, who resigned this summer as the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency amid a flurry of ethics inquiries, received $50,000 for his legal defense fund from a Wisconsin... [Read More]
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The disclosure did not specify whether he had spent the money, or how. [Read More]
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On Thursday, E&E News reported that disgraced former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt accepted a $50,000 contribution to his legal defense fund from a billionaire donor, blowing off EPA ethics officials who would have wanted input on such a gift:Diane Hendricks of Beloit, Wis., gave $50,000 to Pruitt's fund, according to the last financial disclosure report filed by the ex-agency head, which EPA released today. [Read More]
Scott Pruitt, who resigned this summer from the Environmental Protection Agency amid a flurry of ethics inquiries, received $50,000 for his legal defense fund from a Wisconsin billionaire, according to a financial disclosure released Thursday. The contribution came this year from Diane Hendricks, a businesswoman and major Republican donor, though it was not clear precisely when she donated to the "Scott Pruitt Legal Expenses Trust." It also did not specify whether he had spent the money, or how. In the financial disclosure form, which Pruitt was required to file upon leaving the agency, EPA officials made clear that he... [Read More]
The Environmental Protection Agency says a Republican donor gave $50,000 for Scott Pruitt's defense fund before he left the agency. The former EPA chief reported the gift in a legally required financial disclosure released Thursday. The report lists the $50,000 contribution to Pruitt from Wisconsin businesswoman Diane Hendricks. Pruitt left the agency in July amid increasing investigations into his spending and other conduct. He earlier acknowledged creating a fund to help him with his growing legal bills. EPA ethics officials note in the report that they believe the... [Read More]
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The Environmental Protection Agency says a Republican donor gave $50,000 for Scott Pruitt's defense fund before he left the agency. The former EPA chief reported the gift in a legally required financial disclosure released Thursday. The report lists the $50,000 contribution to Pruitt from Wisconsin businesswoman Diane Hendricks. Pruitt left the agency …... [Read More]
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A major Republican donor gave former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt $50,000 for his legal defense fund before he stepped down in July.In an ethics filing the EPA released Thursday, Justina... [Read More]
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The flood of ethics scandals that forced Scott Pruitt out of Trump's Cabinet has also cost him a fortune in legal fees. Luckily he has a rich friend. [Read More]
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Just as Donald Trump has been waving around the statement of Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee as "proof" that he was in the clear on Russia, Scott Pruitt had a go-to "nothing to see here" pass from the EPA's top ethics official. EPA... [Read More]
By Sam Stein, Tanya Basu Officials at the Environmental Protection Agency were privately aghast in early 2017 as their boss, former EPA chief Scott Pruitt, embraced hosting a public debate over the…... [Read More]
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast Officials at the Environmental Protection Agency were privately aghast in early 2017 as their boss, former EPA chief Scott Pruitt, embraced hosting a public debate over the scientific premise of human-caused climate change. In private emails, top scientists and officials at EPA expressed serious concern that Pruitt's gambit could set back the cause of combating global warming by legitimizing politically motivated skeptics. Mostly, however, they thought the idea of a red team-blue team debate was a gargantuan waste of time with potential to embarrass the agency. "I liken it to... [Read More]
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