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Document: OIG says it did not approve Pruitt's security spending

May 14, 2018
EPA's Office of Inspector General (OIG) is rejecting concerns from two Senate Democrats that OIG improperly “signed off on” security-related spending by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt that the office is now investigating, arguing that Pruitt's staff made such spending decisions and not the OIG. OIG also says Pruitt sought and received 24-hour security protection on his first day after being confirmed as administrator, suggesting the decision was not made in response to threats OIG investigated, as the administrator has claimed...

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