EPA watchdog opens latest investigation into Pruitt security
April 20, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — The internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency has launched yet another investigation of travel and security spending involving embattled administrator Scott Pruitt.
EPA Inspector General Arthur Elkins wrote in a letter that his office will review spending by Pruitt's full-time security detail at times when he wasn't traveling for any official purpose. The review was requested by Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, who raised concerns about EPA security spending during a family vacation in which Pruitt went to Disneyland and attended a footb...