Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.com
The madness of EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s runaway spending has now reached a new, law-breaking level.
Pruitt’s demand that his office be fitted with a $43,000 “secure phone booth,” even though the EPA headquarters already had two such booths, violated federal spending laws, as detailed in a new government report.
“According to the Government Accountability Office, the EPA did not comply with the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act by spending more than $5,000 on the phone booth without notifying Congress,” ABC News reports. “By failing to provide such advance notice, EPA violated section 710 of the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act.”
Pruitt previously told a congressional committee that he needed to secure booth so he could call the White House.…