Senate Democrats Urge Delay On Pruitt Nomination Pending Court Hearing

February 14, 2017
Senate environment panel Democrats are urging GOP leadership to delay an imminent floor vote on Oklahoma Attorney General (AG) Scott Pruitt's nomination to be the next EPA administrator, saying senators should wait until after an Oklahoma court holds an “emergency” hearing on a suit seeking documents from his tenure as AG. The 10 minority members of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee sent a Feb. 13 letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) seeking a delay on Pruitt's...

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