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People: Senators question Pruitt aide's potential conflicts

May 17, 2017
Two Democratic senators are asking EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt for information on one of his aides, Elizabeth “Tate” Bennett, a former utility lobbyist, who they say appears to be unable to perform virtually any of her duties as head of the agency's congressional and intergovernmental relations office due to potential conflicts of interest, the latest in a series of such charges Democrats have brought against Pruitt and his top officials. “It is not apparent how Ms. Bennett can serve in...

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