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People: Former EPA aide who clashed with Pruitt faces ethics charge

April 13, 2018
A former top EPA political appointee who has recently spoken out on Administrator Scott Pruitt's ethics and spending scandals is himself facing accusations that he violated ethics laws, with the possibility of a criminal indictment if the charges prove true. ProPublica reports that Kevin Chmielewski, Pruitt's former deputy chief of staff for operations, never filed a financial disclosure form that would have identified potential conflicts of interest in his work at EPA. “EPA officials say Chmielewski has not been granted...

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