EPA Staff Takes Dim View Of Planned Trump Visit To Agency Headquarters

February 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's planned visit to EPA headquarters to sign executive orders (EO) scaling back the agency's climate change and other work is prompting questions about whether the president and Administrator-nominee Scott Pruitt might seek to require staff to attend, further deflating staffers' low morale. One former EPA official asks, “Can Trump order EPA staff to be in the room?” The source says that career staff have been largely paralyzed by the Trump transition and beachhead teams, which imposed a...

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