Protester With a Bottle of Lotion Interrupts Scott Pruitt Speech
Protester With a Bottle of Lotion Interrupts Scott Pruitt Speech
WATCH: Protester With a Bottle of Lotion Interrupts Scott Pruitt Speech
13 June, 2018, 21:23
Kaptur told her committee colleagues that "taxpayers entrust us to spend their money wisely, and I can not imagine there are many of our citizens who think that $130 vanity pens are worthy investments".
"At the very least, we know that federal ethics laws bar public officials from using their position or staff for private gain". "Administrator Pruitt directly, and admittedly, used EPA resources to attempt to secure a job for his wife".
EPA spokesman Jahan Wilcox referred questions to Pruitt's outside legal counsel, though he did not respond to requests to provide the name of the administrator's defense lawyer.
"We write to you with grave concerns that".
In a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray and Justice Department Criminal Division Chief John Cronan, the group of lawmakers argue that Pruitt repeatedly violated federal anti-corruption laws by using his position for personal gain, according to The Associated Press.
An EPA spokesperson told the Daily Beast, "EPA will not be commenting on anonymous sources who are working to distract Americans from Administrator Pruitt's accomplishments on regulatory certainty and environmental stewardship".
Figures released by EPA last month showed that the agency spent close to $3.5 million on security costs for Pruitt in the past year. "I love, she loves, we love Chick-fil-A as a franchise of faith", Pruitt said in a TV interview on Wednesday. Paul Rauser, who has reportedly been retained by Pruitt amid the mounting investigations, did not return a phone call and email seeking comment. "Further, his actions related to his wife's employment and the quid-pro-quo condo situation with industry lobbyists may have crossed a line into criminal conduct punishable by fines or even by time in prison".
This week, reports have surfaced that Pruitt asked aides to pick up his dry cleaning, drive him around so he could look for a particular lotion from Ritz-Carlton hotels, had an aide inquire with Chick-fil-A about opening a franchise, and have an aide search for a used mattress from a Trump hotel.
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