President Donald Trump has his sights set on his 2020 presidential campaign and creating talking points on his accomplishments. Sources reported he intends to highlight his environmental record as a high point of his presidency.
This news comes despite EPA rollbacks by his administration and Trump pulling the United States out of the Paris Accord on climate change.
An Appeals Court Just Ruled That Trump's EPA Violated the Law, and Reinstated an Obama Era Environmental Decision
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to ban a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to brain damage in children.
Fox News host Howard Kurtz wasn't afraid to hold his own network accountable for their lack of coverage on Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt's resignation last week.
Pruitt was embroiled in a number of scandals and ethically questionable acts before President Donald Trump announced he'd accepted his resignation. The many scandals included renting a room for $50 a night from a lobbyist and using security detail for personal errands, among numerous other controversies.
At 3:37pm EST Thursday in Washington D.C., President Donald Trump's official Twitter account announced that the resignation of embattled Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt had been received and accepted. Pruitt was facing 14 separate investigations into his activities at the EPA.
Twelve minutes later, Fox News producer Fin Gomez shared the resignation letter, citing Fox News Chief White House Correspondent John Roberts as the source. After which multiple sources shared the letter as well.
President Donald Trump accepted the resignation of embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Thursday, announcing on Twitter that Pruitt "has done an outstanding job" and will be replaced by Deputy Administrator Andrew Wheeler beginning Monday.
Trump's head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt, has a career in government plagued by scandal. His woes began even before he was appointed to federal office by President Donald Trump.
During his time as Attorney General of Oklahoma, Pruitt faced numerous allegations of conflict of interest due to his close dealings with private industry. Several of the relationships proved profitable for Pruitt.
The Internet Is Cheering This Hero Mom Who Confronted Trump's EPA Chief at a Restaurant and Urged Him to Resign
A concerned mother confronted President Donald Trump's scandal-plagued EPA Chief Scott Pruitt in a restaurant on Monday and urged him to resign before his "scandals push him out."
Kristin Mink, a teacher at Sidwell Friends School, and her 2-year-old son were eating lunch at Teaism in Washington, D.C. and noticed Pruitt dining with an associate.