Despite President Donald Trump's insistence that former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt made the choice to resign on Thursday, a new report from Bloomberg found that the long-embattled Cabinet member was forced out.
"I don't think there was any question of effectiveness of Scott Pruitt, and I think Andrew [Wheeler] will be in the same lane", Dempsey said.
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Pruitt announced his resignation on Thursday, following a barrage of ethics and spending scandals that have overshadowed his time as EPA chief. In Washington, he worked relentlessly to dismantle Obama-era environmental regulations that aimed to reduce toxic pollution and planet-warming carbon emissions.
But as summer unfolded, the amount of pressure on Pruitt began to near its breaking point as former staffers came forward to air their concerns and accusations about the EPA chief.
"From moving to roll back strong fuel economy standards, to repealing the Clean Power Plan, to undermining chemical regulation, to suppressing climate science, to advocating for US withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, Scott Pruitt made the EPA stand for Every Polluter's Ally", he said in a statement. That includes a decision to install a $43,000 private phone booth in his office as well as revelations that he asked aides to help his wife find a job with a six-figure salary. A report from The Washington Post in March outlined further travel expenses from Pruitt, totaling about $68,000 and including a almost $20,000, four-day trip to Morocco and a series of first class flights. His firm was paid $300,000 a year ago.
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At the time, the president was feuding with Sessions over the AG's decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation, according to CNN, which cited three people familiar with Pruitt's pitch. No longer a federal employee, Pruitt can't be compelled to speak or otherwise cooperate with the inspector general's investigation. "We'll give him the opportunity to tell his side of the story". Though Mr. Wheeler previously served on the EPA's professional staff, he spent years working for Sen.
People in Pruitt's home state differed on whether the ethics scandals in Washington left him with any prospects of a political second life in Oklahoma. "Americans will not tolerate another EPA administrator whose primary goal is to fight the core mission of the EPA".
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