Pruitt Enlisted Security Detail in Picking up Dry Cleaning, Moisturizing Lotion

The Washington Post

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt asked members of his 24/7 security detail to run errands for him on occasion, including picking up his dry cleaning and taking him in search of a favorite moisturizing lotion, according to two individuals familiar with those trips who spoke on the condition of anonymity to talk frankly.

The Democrats are not the only ones seeking the inspector general’s review of that episode. The Campaign Legal Center, a nonpartisan nonprofit group, wrote Inspector General Arthur Elkins Jr. on Friday to say that Pruitt’s behavior “constitutes a misuse of his position for his family’s private financial gain.”

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