CNN: EPA Ethics Official Says He Didn't Have All the Facts on Pruitt's Lease


The Environmental Protection Agency's top ethics watchdog clarified his earlier analysis of whether Administrator Scott Pruitt's rental arrangement broke the federal gift rule, saying he didn't have all the facts when evaluating the lease, according to a memo provided to CNN.

The official also made clear that he didn't evaluate whether Pruitt had violated other ethics rules, according to the memo obtained by the Campaign Legal Center and shared with CNN.




Minoli's clarification came after Walter Shaub, the former head of the Office of Government Ethics who now runs the Campaign Legal Center's government ethics program, sent the agency watchdog a series of questions.


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