EPA’s Scott Pruitt, Subject Of Many Ethics Probes, Plays Defense Before Senate

Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, arrives for his testimony Wednesday before the Senate subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies.

Pruitt is facing a slew of allegations of excess spending and, as of Tuesday, claims his agency sought to block a study on a suspected carcinogen. “I share your concerns,” he told senators.

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