EPA internal watchdog finds Pruitt's top aide approved controversial raises

A watchdog report found EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's chief of staff signed off for raises for at least two of the agency chief's long-time aides.
0:30 | 04/17/18

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And we're learning more about the controversial spending habits by the head of the EPA Scott Pruitt. The Government Accountability Office says the EPA broke the law when it spent 43000 dollars and a secure telephone Booth for Pruitt. 5000 dollars is the limit for redecorating expenses though the EPA argues Pruitt needs the boost for privacy. An internal watchdog also found -- its chief of staff approved controversial raises. For two up through its longtime aides one of those races was nearly 57000. Dollars. That's until that decision was reversed.

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