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EPA chief gets congressional scolding over ethical lapses

Added: 27.04.2018 5:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lawmakers have let Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt know what they think of the ethics and spending scandals that have prompted bipartisan calls for his ouster.

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Defending his record to Congress, EPA chief Pruitt shifts spending blame to staff

Added: 27.04.2018 4:29 | 7 views | 0 comments


Scott Pruitt gave little ground Thursday as he testified before two House panels about controversial spending and management decisions he has made while at the helm of the Environmental Protection Agency, blaming aides for exorbitant spending and saying career officials signed off on other controversial...

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Pruitt Says Attacks Are Driven by Opposition to Trump

Added: 27.04.2018 1:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency, testifying before Congress, said he had “nothing to hide.”

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Highlights from Pruitt's marathon day on Capitol Hill

Added: 27.04.2018 1:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

EPA chief Scott Pruitt faced questions from members of Congress eager to pry into allegations of unethical behavior and abuse of office.

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EPA chief Scott Pruitt defends himself against misconduct claims

Added: 27.04.2018 0:00 | 10 views | 0 comments

Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt faced members of Congress on Thursday. With his job on the line, he claimed he wasn't to blame for a series of spending and ethics lapses. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes has the latest.

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Optimism growing that U.S. foreign investment bill will pass: official

Added: 26.04.2018 23:03 | 17 views | 0 comments

Negotiators working to revise a bill before Congress that would tighten scrutiny of foreign investment in order to limit Chinese efforts to acquire sophisticated U.S. technology are optimistic the measure will be signed into law by the end of the year, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Thursday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Senate Ethics Committee admonishes Menendez for improper gifts

Added: 26.04.2018 22:28 | 20 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics said on Thursday that Senator Robert Menendez violated congressional rules by "knowingly and repeatedly" accepting impermissible gifts over a six-year period and must repay their fair market value.

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Pro-Trump social media stars Diamond and Silk slam Facebook in congressional hearing

Added: 26.04.2018 21:17 | 9 views | 0 comments

The popular social media duo, who are vocal supporters of Donald Trump, have accused Facebook of bias against conservatives and say they were censored.

U.S. Congress spars over social media filtering; companies skip hearing

Added: 26.04.2018 19:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday sparred over the role of social media platforms Facebook, Google and Twitter in filtering content after representatives of the tech companies skipped a hearing.

From: feeds.reuters.com

U.S. Congress spars over social media filtering; companies skip hearing

Added: 26.04.2018 18:59 | 14 views | 0 comments

Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday sparred over the role of social media platforms Facebook, Google and Twitter in filtering content after representatives of the tech companies skipped a hearing.

From: feeds.reuters.com

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