Scott Pruitt loses "war of attrition"

Trump looks at Pruitt with some side eye as Pruitt speaks at the White House
Scott Pruitt with President Trump at the White House. Photo: Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images

A senior administration official tells Axios that Environmental Protection Administration chief Scott Pruitt, who handed his resignation yesterday, "ultimately lost the war of attrition":

"If the people who've been covering for him start turning on him under oath, you know you've got a problem."