Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt flew through a storm of criticism over his use of first-class flights in the last month. Now Pruitt has emerged to throw some lightning bolts of his own.
One afternoon last April, Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, travelled to the Harvey Mine, in Sycamore, Pennsylvania, to declare that the agency had a new direction, which he called “Back to Basics.”
The gold-plated spending by Trump Cabinet members needs to stop.
Last week came word that Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, spent more than $120,000 in public funds last summer for a trip to Italy, with almost $90,000 for food, hotels, commercial airfare and a military jet used by Pruitt and nine EPA staff.
I’m now retired and need the air quality tracking I helped launch at EPA. But Donald Trump and Scott Pruitt are protecting special interests instead of our health.
Back in February, we learned that Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt had racked up thousands of dollars in business and first-class airfare because flying coach posed too much of a security risk.