Scott Pruitt attends a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt took "at least one chartered flight and multiple government flights," costing taxpayers more than $58,000, according to an ABC report.

Why it matters: Pruitt joins Secretaries Steve Mnuchin and Tom Price as cabinet members under scrutiny for chartered and government flights. EPA Public Affairs Officers Liz Bowman said in a statement that in the "very limited circumstances" that Pruitt didn't fly commercial, they "worked closely with EPA's office of general council and ethics officer."

Here are Pruitt's four flights, per ABC:

  • June 7: A $36,068 military flight to Ohio and then New York.
  • July 27: A $14,434 charter flight from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Guymon, Oklahoma.
  • August 4: A $5,719 charter flight Denver, Colorado, to Durango, Colorado.
  • August 9: An in-kind contribution of $2,144 for a flight on the North Dakota governor's plane.

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Hundreds gather to pay tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg along Supreme Court steps

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At the Supreme Court steps Friday night hundreds of people gathered to pay tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — singing in a candlelight vigil, with some in tears.

Details: If there is a singular mood at the Supreme Court tonight, it’s some kind of a daze manifested by silence. 

A court fight for the ages

The flag flies at half-staff as people mourn on the Supreme Court steps last night. Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

Ruth Bader Ginsburg — feminist icon, legal giant, toast of pop culture — left this statement with granddaughter Clara Spera as cancer closed in: "My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed."

The big picture: For all that the nation owes "Notorious RBG" — the hip-hop-inspired nickname she enjoyed and embraced — Republicans are planning to do their best to be sure her robe is quickly filled, despite that last wish, with her ideological polar opposite.

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