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Loose Change: GOP senators in no rush to name permanent EPA chief

July 11, 2018
Republican lawmakers seem to be in no rush for President Donald Trump to nominate a permanent EPA administrator, saying their workload is full this fall with spending bills and other nominations and that they are comfortable with acting chief Andrew Wheeler running the agency for the foreseeable future. “I think he'll probably be there, in whatever capacity, as long as he wants to be,” said Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), according to a Politico article on the issue . The...


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