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When do Republicans start to bail on Scott Pruitt? When Trump finally starts to care

WASHINGTON, D.C. - MAY 9: (AFP-OUT) Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt listens as President Donald Trump speaks about three hostages released from North Korea, during a Cabinet meeting May 9, 2018 in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images)Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has managed to stay alive in Washington, despite a laundry list of scandals and allegations of taxpayer abuse and improprieties.
Republican lawmakers shrug off the scandals as unhelpful and distracting, but by and large support the policies that Pruitt is implementing at the EPA.
President Donald Trump has maintained a positive view of Pruitt, despite constant negative press from the growing list of scandals.

WASHINGTON — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has managed to stay at the helm of the agency tasked with massive deregulation under the Trump presidency despite a never-ending onslaught of scandals, allegations of improprieties, and just plain unflattering headlines.

While it initially seemed inevitable that Republicans would pressure Pruitt to resign or President Donald Trump would fire him, that day has not come, and why that is so is anyone’s guess.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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