• EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Has a Very Good Reason for All That First-Class Travel

    6 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Environmental Protection Agency Chief Scott Pruitt has racked up thousands of dollars in taxpayer-funded first-class travel. But Pruitt has a good reason: people sitting in coach are security risks.
    Pruitt explained to the New Hampshire Union Leader - after flying first class from Washington DC to visit the state's governor and tour a toxic dump site-that security decisions made by others dictated he fly first class or on military jets at taxpayer expense.
    "Unfortunately,... we've had some incidents on travel dating back to when I first started serving in the March-April timeframe," Pruitt...
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  • EPA chief Scott Pruitt says he has to fly first class because a 'toxic' political environment puts him in danger

    EPA chief Scott Pruitt says he has to fly first class because a 'toxic' political environment puts him in danger

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt said that he regularly flies first class due to unspecified security concerns, which he argued are a result of a "toxic" political environment.
    "We live in a very toxic environment politically, particularly around issues of the environment," he told the New Hampshire Union Leader on Tuesday.
    The Washington Post reported Monday that Pruitt regularly spends multiples more than his predecessors on travel and security.
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said that he regularly flies first class - spending multiples more...
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