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Scott Pruitt Is Gone. His Assault on the Environment Continues

Posted On: Jul 6, 2018   |   Posted By: The New Republic

We may never know what finally pushed Scott Pruitt to resign on Thursday as head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Perhaps it was Kristen Mink, the young mother and teacher who confronted him at a D.C. restaurant three days prior, demanding he quit his job for the sake of her son. Perhaps it was President Donald Trump's advisers in the White House, who had wanted Pruitt out for months. Or perhaps it really was the reason Pruitt gave in his resignation letter -that “unrelenting attacks” had taken “a sizable toll” on his family. BREAKING: EPAScottPruitt resignation letter to realDonaldTrump. Obtained by johnrobertsFox : pic.twitter.com/A3ErO84hLQ - Fin Gomez July 5, 2018
Whatever the last straw was, it's broken. On July 6, Pruitt's scandal-ridden tenure at the EPA will come to an end. ...on Monday assume duties as the acting Administrator of the EPA. I have no doubt that Andy will continue on with our great and lasting EPA agenda. We have made tremendous progress and the future of the EPA is...

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