Pruitt, Aides, Hid Controversial Meetings From Public Calendar

Watch EPA chief Pruitt scolded while in restaurant told to resign by teacher holding her toddler

Watch EPA chief Pruitt scolded while in restaurant told to resign by teacher holding her toddler

Two aides to Scott Pruitt detailed to House investigators how the Environmental Protection Agency administrator enlisted them for personal tasks, including job searching for his wife, and pursued first class travel, according to two new reports.

Dravis' attorney, Miller & Chevalier's Andrew Herman, said in an interview Monday that his client answered questions from Republicans and Democrats "as forthrightly and candidly as she could, and she pushed back on both sides when they were either wrong or pushing their agenda".

As Alisyn Camerota talked about all of this with CNN political director David Chalian, she jokingly wondered if President Donald Trump has no one in the world but Pruitt to turn to for help in his effort to dismantle the EPA.

Mink, a sixth-grade teacher at Sidwell Friends, the school former President Obama's daughters attended, had notes that she occasionally glanced at while talking to Pruitt.

"So, I would urge you to resign before your scandals push you out", she added.

The latest encounter comes as Democrats appear divided on confronting Trump administration officials in public after high-profile episodes that included White House Spokeswoman Sarah Sanders and Kirstjen Nielsen, the head of the Department of Homeland Security.

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"This is my son, he loves animals, he loves clean air, he loves clean water", she said in the video.

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is now investigating Pruitt's management of the EPA and his spending habits, including his use of premium cabins while traveling and the details surrounding a sweetheart condo rental from the wife of an energy lobbyist.

Pruitt has been under fire for months over a steady stream of reports detailing conflict-of-interest issues and other problems, most notably an apparent sweetheart deal with the wife of a lobbyist who rented Pruitt a condo on Capitol Hill for $50 a night.

Mink later posted the video on Facebook and Twitter explaining that Pruitt had been sitting three tables away from her as she ate lunch with her family.

He gawked at her throughout the encounter.

"Administrator Pruitt always welcomes input from Americans, whether they agree or disagree with the decisions being made at EPA", Lincoln Ferguson, EPA spokesman, said in a statement. The video ends shortly after she finished speaking.

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