Bizarre story about Scott Pruitt comes to light

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Pruitt did a great job in reforming (destroying) the EPA but he was becoming a liability to the admin at this point with his handling of controversy and idiocy. The left will attack anyone at the head of the EPA and a strong person is required for it. Hopefully the Wheeler guy is prepared for it and continues the destruction of the agency.
 
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Pruitt did a great job in reforming (destroying) the EPA but he was becoming a liability to the admin at this point with his handling of controversy and idiocy. The left will attack anyone at the head of the EPA and a strong person is required for it. Hopefully the Wheeler guy is prepared for it and continues the destruction of the agency.
Like any government agency it does have some (maybe a lot) bloat but it does enforce some important standards such as 'clean drinking water'.

Since you are clearly for the 'destruction of the agency' what is your plan for enforcing some sort of environmental protection for US citizens?
 

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Like any government agency it does have some (maybe a lot) bloat but it does enforce some important standards such as 'clean drinking water'.

Since you are clearly for the 'destruction of the agency' what is your plan for enforcing some sort of environmental protection for US citizens?
Let the Flint Michigan city council take over.
 
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Here's some links to previous articles...
Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns; Trump says there was no 'final straw'
New leader at EPA is former coal lobbyist, Senate staffer
Life in Trump Cabinet: perks, pestering, power, putdowns



And our most recent version from Thursday's news...

One of Scott Pruitt’s earliest and most enthusiastic supporters for the EPA job, Oklahoma’s U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe remained a fan Thursday.


“Scott Pruitt did great work to reduce the nation’s regulatory burdens,” the senator said in a written statement after Pruitt’s resignation from the federal Environmental Protection Agency.



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The senator seemed no less supportive Thursday after Pruitt’s departure.



“He was single-minded at restoring the EPA to its proper statutory authority and ending the burdensome regulations that have stifled economic growth across the country. I was pleased to work with him on critical issues, like pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement and prioritizing the cleanup of Superfund sites.

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Pruitt has also been the subject of the past two days of Scott Pruitt cartoons. Here's Thursday's and here's today's.
 
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From the Associated Press...

Under Pruitt's leadership, she (Oklahoma Republican Party Chairman Pam Pollard) said, the EPA now is focused on the mission it is supposed to have — one that is friendlier to industry.


"We're proud of him for that," Pollard said. "I think Oklahomans still love him, support him and trust him. We'll give him the opportunity to tell his side of the story."


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Criticism in the press and animosity from environmental groups are likely not enough to derail Pruitt's political career, said Oklahoma GOP consultant Trebor Worthen.



"I don't think that whatever things he may be accused of are things that most Oklahomans are going to hold against him if he decides to run for office in the future," Worthen said.



Keith Gaddie, a professor of political science at the University of Oklahoma, disagreed. He said Pruitt could overcome criticism from environmental groups and unflattering stories in the media, but not the lengthy list of political scandals that includes asking EPA staff to pick up dry cleaning and trying to obtain a used Trump hotel mattress for his apartment.


"His policy actions as administrator don't cost him in this state. It's everything else," Gaddie said. "There are often second acts in politics, but it's very hard to come back from 18 months as the principal target of every late night comedian's jokes."
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