Scott Pruitt Thought Fox News Would Go Easy On Him…

Stick a fork in Scott Pruitt. He’s done. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

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“Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt faced an unusually testy interview Wednesday with Fox News’s Ed Henry about one of the official’s most recent alleged ethical infractions.

The Atlantic reported this week that the EPA used its authority under the Safe Drinking Water Act to give two of Pruitt’s closest aides big pay bumps after the White House declined to authorize raises.
In a heated exchange, Henry pressed Pruitt on why he bypassed the White House to get a total of $84,000 to two staffers who have worked with him since he was attorney general of Oklahoma. Pruitt said he only found out about the salary decision Tuesday and didn’t know who made the decision.

“You don’t know? You run the agency. You don’t know who did this?” Henry asked.
“I found out about this yesterday, and I corrected the action,” Pruitt said.”*

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  1. More rats jumpin’ off da ship….PLOP! PLOP! PLOP!

    The question is, which MENSA scholars are they gonna go get now? Sadly, Stephen Hawking is out of the running for this PLUM job…but it’s okay, according to Spanky Bonespurs, “people are banging down the door to get a piece of the Oval Office.” Someone needs to call security at the WH and tell them Spanky is selling the Oval Office!

  2. It's shocking when an interviewer talks like this to a politician, in the rest of the Modern World, it's a Tuesday.


  4. Pruitt was the top scandal, a whole week ago. The best thing to ever happen to him was the series of raids on Cohen.

  5. pruitt might be less corrupt than trump… but trump's crimes are at least somewhat entertaining. pruitt is as much fun as rectal cancer.

  6. Thanks Cenk for the insights. I don't know why I ever stopped watching this channel for so long. I must have missed out on so many "And here's the real reasons why…" moments.

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