Pruitt Allegedly Worked With His Staff to Scrub Controversial Meetings From Official Calendar

Think Progress

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt reportedly worked with his staff to to conceal meetings with fossil fuel industry executives, lobbyists, and a senior Roman Catholic leader under investigation for child abuse, according to a former EPA official. Falsifying or concealing records is a federal offence.

As the former director for the Office of Government Ethics, Walter Shaub, pointed out on twitter, the federal regulations “mandates use of a [government] travel card” and “prohibits misuse of official position (as in ordering a subordinate to use her personal credit for your travel).”