Apr 7, 2018

Trump: Scott Pruitt "is doing a great job!"

In a Saturday night tweet, President Trump brushed aside nearly all of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's recent scandals, saying that Pruitt's $3 million security detail was needed due to "death threats." Trump also said that Pruitt's $50-per-night Capitol Hill condo was "about market rate" and his travel expenditures were "OK."

Go deeper: Axios' Ben Geman and Jonathan Swan analyzed Pruitt's "dangerous days" this week.

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