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Embattled EPA Head Scott Pruitt Fights for His Job in Meeting with President Trump: Report

By TIME

Pruitt has faced a stream of questions about his ethical standingRead full story

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  • Ordinarily I would say the President’s EPA chief is toast. Except, The President’s Chief of Staff wants Pruitt fired and The President does not seem to be listening to or liking his CoS these days. Oh and these are not ordinary times. So, we shall see.

  • Ian Myers
    Ian MyersFounder at Country House Enterprises

    You can’t blame credit card statement on your political opponents.

    Questions of ethics and morality aside, corruption is quantifiable. And Pruitt is off the charts.

    Unfortunately, that’s just the kind of irresponsibility that the current administration finds “disruptive”. And I guess that’s true, if the previous status quo was sound judgement and possession of a spine, Pruitt is a disruptor indeed.

  • Haley Fradkin
    Haley FradkinAssociate at Plum Alley Investments

    Why must we discuss the intricacies of this story when every waking moment is valuable time to focus energy and resources on protecting the environment? We need an action-oriented candidate in this position - no matter who - they must step up and use the data being collected to implement serious policy change.

  • This is probably the biggest turnover challenge I’ve ever seen. I wonder what his glassdoor rating page would say :)

  • Anthony Duignan-Cabrera
    Anthony Duignan-CabreraCEO at ADC Strategy

    I'm pretty sure it went like this: "But! But!! I'm destroying the environment as you ahsked!!! I'm letting the market forces dictate who lives and who dies!!! Please, mahster, PLEASE!!! Let me fulfill your DESTINY!!!"

  • The knives are out. And this guy is very swampy. He’s a perfect poster boy for 2018 Dems, who probably are very happy if he stays.

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