EPA chief Scott Pruitt on thin ice as more details emerge about multiple ethics scandals

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Officials at the Environmental Protection Agency have raised flags about EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s big ticket office furniture, a soundproof phone booth, first class travel requests, and the use of sirens and flashing lights to speed up his motorcade. This follows reports that Pruitt gave two advisers big raises through an obscure provision in the Safe Drinking Water Act, and that he got a sweet rental deal on a condo owned by the wife of an energy lobbyist.

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Aaron Blake - senior political reporter for the Washington Post political analysis blog, The Fix - @AaronBlake

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Madeleine Brand

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Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole, Yael Even Or