A Running List of Every Shady Ass Thing Scott Pruitt Has Done As EPA Chief (So Far) [UPDATED]

Scott Pruitt is a climate change denier who refuses to accept the scientific consensus that human activity is the leading cause of global warming; he is using his perch at the Environmental Protection Agency to dismantle regulations on his buddies in the oil and gas industry; and he doesn’t even like the EPA, which is…

Free Mattress-Seeker Scott Pruitt Also Used His Position to Try to Get His Wife a Job at Chick-fil-A

It’s weird how when Scott Pruitt does stuff he isn’t supposed to do—so, most days—those things always end up being kind of depressing, eliciting the same very particular sort of bored carsick feeling that I always get while standing in line at the post office. This time? The Washington Post reports that Pruitt had his…

How Many Reasons to Love the Scott Pruitt Investigation? Let Me Count the Ever-Growing Ways 

On top of pending investigations into snake oil (literal oil) huckster Scott Pruitt’s myriad ethical breaches, Republican Congressperson and House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy (SC) added further reasons to investigate the EPA administrator on Friday. The offenses are not like destroying the climate so hard that I…

Scott Pruitt Wants the EPA to Spend Less on the Environment and More on His Favorite Aides 

When the Trump administration proposed cutting the Environmental Protection Agency’s funding by a staggering 31 percent, Scott Pruitt told Congress that was fine. “I believe we can fulfill the mission of our agency with a trim budget,” the agency administrator said at the time. Congress ultimately rejected those cuts…