Now that Scott Pruitt is on his way out the door, let us take some time to reflect.
Pruitt is out!
Mr. Pruitt, a former Oklahoma attorney general, had been hailed by conservatives for his zealous deregulation, but could not overcome the stain of ethics questions.
A fascist testing his boundaries.
“Pruitt spoke Tuesday as he opened a hearing on the contaminants, known as perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl. The chemicals were used in items like nonstick coating and firefighting foam and have contaminated some water systems nationwide. The compounds are linked to developmental defects and other health problems.
Pruitt has faced criticism in recent weeks over emails showing the EPA sought to intervene in a critical study on the contaminants.”
The journalist said she was grabbed by the shoulders and shoved outside. The EPA said there was no room but later reversed course and let the reporters in.
Another unqualified crony joins the government dismantling goon squad.
Albert Kelly’s bank made a generous loan to Scott Pruitt before Kelly was banned from being a banker. In need of a new job, he found one at the EPA.