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Congress: Democrats push to extend Pruitt vote

February 17, 2017
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and other Democrats have secured a vote later this afternoon to extend debate by about 10 days on whether to confirm Scott Pruitt as the next EPA administrator. The effort – which faces uphill odds in the GOP-controlled chamber – is tied to a ruling late last night from an Oklahoma state court judge ordering the state attorney general's office to turn over thousands of emails from Pruitt's time in that office. The request would delay...


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