Scott Pruitt Has Got to Go

Scott Pruitt Has Got to Go

The EPA administrator has already spent way too much taxpayer money on his lavish lifestyle.


Scott Pruitt has been on a taxpayer-funded spending spree. As EPA administrator, Pruitt should be protecting our environment and the public health; instead, he is rolling back regulations while squandering taxpayer money to defray his outrageous expenses. Currently, there are at least 10 investigations into his potential violations, like his $43,000 private phone booth, his lobbyist-owned condo deal, extravagant trips abroad, and his unapproved pay raises to aides.

It’s time to #FirePruitt. His time at the EPA has been mired in secrecy, wasteful spending, and rampant conflicts of interest. Three officials close to Pruitt have already resigned amid scrutiny: his head of personal security; his top aide and longtime friend, whom Pruitt appointed despite his having no prior experience; and the EPA’s top communications official.

A hundred and seventy Democratic legislators have signed a resolution calling for Pruitt’s resignation. A growing number of Republicans and even Fox News have said it’s time for Pruitt to go. We need to keep up the pressure.

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