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Scott Pruitt's top spokesperson latest to leave embattled EPA

World / Politics May 4, 2018

Scott Pruitt's top spokesperson latest to leave embattled EPA

Scott Pruitt's top spokesperson said Thursday she was leaving the Environmental Protection Agency, the latest high-profile departure as the embattled EPA administrator fights ethics allegations. Liz Bowman, EPA's associate administrator for public affairs, confirmed by phone she was leaving, but refused to discuss what motivated ...

EPA violated spending law on Pruitt's privacy soundproof booth: GAO

World / Politics Apr 17, 2018

EPA violated spending law on Pruitt's privacy soundproof booth: GAO

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 Government Accountability Office issued its findings Monday in a letter to Senate ...