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Wed Jun 13, 2018, 07:38 PM

Republican senator suggests Pruitt's number 2 lead EPA

Source: CNN

Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Inhofe said Wednesday he was nearing his limit with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and that an agreeable alternative would be to replace Pruitt with his deputy.

"One of the alternatives would be for him to leave that job," Inhofe said. "I would say this, that there's a guy behind him in (EPA Deputy Administrator) Andrew Wheeler who is really qualified too, so that might be a good swap."

Inhofe, in the interview with conservative radio host Laura Ingraham, expressed regret about his disappointment with Pruitt, whom he called a "good friend." Both Inhofe and Pruitt are Oklahoma Republicans who were sharp critics of Obama-era environmental regulations.

Citing their shared background and beliefs, Inhofe said he was surprised by the near-constant churn of bruising stories about Pruitt's ethics and personal conduct in office.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/13/politics/oklahoma-james-inhofe-scott-pruitt-epa/index.html

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Reply Republican senator suggests Pruitt's number 2 lead EPA (Original post)
Julian Englis Jun 2018 OP
fountainofyouth Jun 2018 #1
DeminPennswoods Jun 2018 #2
paleotn Jun 2018 #3
The Genealogist Jun 2018 #4
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Response to Julian Englis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 07:42 PM

1. My god

If you've even lost Jim Inhofe and you're an oil industry plant, something's gone bad.

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Response to Julian Englis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 07:45 PM

2. Inhofe somehow missed all the grifting Pruitt did

as Okla AG?

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Response to Julian Englis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 07:59 PM

3. If Pruitt

is too fucked up for "snowball" Inhofe, he's got to be galactically fucked up. Little Scotty seems to be just about done.

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Response to Julian Englis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 08:35 PM

4. Guessing Inhofe's gravy train is in peril

Wonder which of his obscenely rich benefactor(s) directed him to say this.

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Response to Julian Englis (Original post)

Thu Jun 14, 2018, 04:11 AM

5. "This is the first time I've seen EPA refer media inquiries to Pruitt's outside counsel."

Remember when Pruitt's aides used to defend him all the time. Well, many have left the EPA



Lachlan Markay
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19h19 hours ago

This is the first time I've seen EPA refer media inquiries to Pruitt's outside counsel.











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