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Trump EPA nominee Scott Pruitt

EPA Employees Protest Trump’s Nominee To Head Agency

Over 400 former EPA staff members sent a letter to the U.S. Senate asking its members to reject the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the agency’s new administrator, saying “he has shown no interest in enforcing environmental laws.”

February 6, 2017

NRA Opposition Puts Surgeon General Nomination In Jeopardy

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Intense opposition from the National Rifle Association has all but doomed prospects for President Barack Obama’s nominee for surgeon general, officials said Saturday as pro-gun Senate Democrats peeled away from the White House on a volatile issue in an election year. Facing a potential high-profile setback for […]

March 16, 2014