Democrats join resolution urging Pruitt to resign

April 18, 2018
At least 170 Democratic lawmakers are backing a long-planned resolution calling on Scott Pruitt to resign as EPA administrator, citing his “repeated ethics violations, misuse of taxpayer dollars” and environmental policy rollbacks, though the measure is unlikely to advance in the GOP-controlled Congress. The Senate version of the resolution was organized by Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM), ranking Democrat on the appropriations panel that oversees EPA's budget. Thirty-eight other Democratic senators signed it, which is the largest number of senators to...

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