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Good Riddance, Scott Pruitt

WASHINGTON - Statement from Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director, Food & Water Watch:

“In an administration that is notorious for its corrupt approach to governing, Scott Pruitt’s shamelessly self-enriching antics actually stood out. Pruitt’s systematic attack on the EPA itself, his devotion to polluting industries, and his disdain for American public health and environmental protections made him an unfit leader of the agency. His scandals were just icing on the cake.


“We say to Scott Pruitt: Good riddance.



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