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Scott Pruitt Resigns

The EPA administrator, mired in controversy, submitted his resignation to President Trump on Thursday. The president accepted his resignation.

By NTK Staff | 07.05.2018 @5:15pm
Scott Pruitt Resigns

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday, according to a tweet from President Trump.

The embattled EPA director suffered from a near-constant barrage of negative press coverage surrounding various controversies during his time at the agency.

Those scandals eventually proved too much for Pruitt to endure in Trump’s Cabinet.

The president thanked Pruitt for his work and wrote that Deputy Administrator Andrew Wheeler will take over as interim chief of the agency.

Here’s the letter Pruitt sent to the president:

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