Congress: Pruitt sidesteps Carper's queries

January 17, 2017
Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to lead EPA, will head to his Jan. 18 confirmation hearing before the Senate environment committee despite having failed to answer a lengthy list of questions from Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), the panel's ranking Democrat. But a free-market group that support's Pruitt's nomination is suggesting that at least some of the questions are not worth answering. Carper had sent Pruitt six pages of questions last December and suggested early this month that the nominee's...

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