Saturday, September 14, 2019

Tag: Scott Pruitt

Scott Pruitt sought Chick-Fil-A franchise for his wife

Among other scandals, Scott Pruitt tasked a taxpayer-funded agency staffer with securing a "business opportunity" for his wife with an executive of the fast-food chain Chick-fil-A.

Real corruption: The Scott Pruitt story

But the real corruption– a corruption that is literally killing us – will be around for a long time to come, unless the American people demand that it stop.

Top scientists from the National Academy of Sciences condemn the Trump...

“There is no point in being a scientist if you are unwilling to defend the technical work you do, especially when that work is mischaracterized by powerful members of the administration."

17 states sue EPA over Pruitt’s decision to weaken auto standards

The lawsuit is short and direct – only 122 words, including the names of the 17 states – petitioning the District of Columbia Circuit Court to review EPA’s decision under the Clean Air Act.

Scott Pruitt’s real scandal is helping turn the US into a...

The EPA chief isn’t just corrupt – he believes the role of government is to help the fossil fuel industry maximize profits.

Koch vs. California: These groups are pushing Pruitt to undo the...

“We are going to do everything that can been done to defend these standards.”

15 state AGs sue EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt for not enforcing...

“Over and over again, the Trump administration has put polluters before the health and safety of New Yorkers.”

Pruitt, auto industry, and climate deniers retreat behind closed doors to...

The rules they are helping to write will set the industry back, emit more greenhouse gases, and cost American drivers more at the gas pump.

50+ mayors vow to ‘vigorously resist’ EPA’s Fuel Efficiency rollback

"We strongly urge the auto industry to join us, and to use its influence with the Administration to ensure that these standards remain in place."

Federal judge rules Pruitt ‘knowingly’ violated Ozone Standards law

"This is a victory for everyone who breathes, and is clear evidence that Scott Pruitt's frequent attempts to delay and obstruct federal clean air safeguards is against the law."

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Avalanche-level liar Trump learned art of deception from the pros: US corporations

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Justice Sotomayor slams the Supreme Court’s ‘new normal’ under Trump

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court allowed Trump’s “third-country” asylum rule to go into effect. It’s the administration’s toughest barrier to asylum-seekers yet, and a...

Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...

The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.