PRUITT

Trump sticks by EPA chief as lawmakers call for resignation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump expressed support on Tuesday for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, as U.S. lawmakers including two fellow Republicans called for Pruitt’s resignation after reports he paid far below market rates to live in a condo owned by a lobbyist.

Democrats seek probe of EPA’s Pruitt meeting records

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic lawmakers asked the EPA’s inspector general on Thursday to investigate new allegations that Administrator Scott Pruitt falsified his official schedule to hide or remove records of meetings or discussions with industry representatives.