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Pruitt Thought To Be EPA 'Short-Timer' With Ambitions For Elected Office

May 18, 2017
As EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is settling into his new role, sources inside and outside the agency are increasingly considering him a “short-timer” who sees the agency as a political stepping stone to an elected office rather than as an administrator who is committed to the agency's mission and intends to understand how it operates. Pruitt's spokesman did not respond to questions from InsideEPA/climate about the administrator's political plans. But if true, the sources do not expect Pruitt will complete...

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