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Senate Democrats Vow Strict Oversight Of Pruitt's Tenure As EPA Chief

February 16, 2017
Senate Democrats are vowing strict oversight of Oklahoma Attorney General (AG) Scott Pruitt (R) after he wins confirmation as the next EPA administrator, warning his time as agency chief is not “going to end well” and drawing parallels with Reagan-era EPA Administrator Anne Gorsuch Buford, who was forced to resign in disgrace. At a Feb. 16 press conference at the Capitol, several Democrats on the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee (EPW) vowed to drag out ongoing floor debate over...


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