EPA Administrator Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the proposed budget for the Environmental Protection Agency on Capitol Hill in Washington Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democratic lawmakers asked the EPA's inspector general on Thursday to investigate new allegations that Administrator Scott Pruitt falsified his official schedule to hide or remove records of meetings or discussions with industry representatives.
"He was clearly unfit for the position of public trust that he was in as administrator of the EPA", said Spaulding.
While Pruitt arrived in Washington as part of President Trump's promised wave of outsiders hoping to shake up the Capital, Wheeler has spent years navigating the intricacies of environmental policy.
In the letter, Carper also recommended a series of actions he believes Wheeler should take to "restore confidence" in the agency after Pruitt's tenure.
Trump said they had been talking about Pruitt's exit for a "little while", adding "He'll go and do great things". He will be replaced by acting administrator Andrew Wheeler. He is a former energy industry lobbyist. The company paid Wheeler's firm at least $300,000 each year between 2009 and 2017, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.
After his work with Inhofe, Wheeler transitioned into a lobbying role with Murray Energy-a company that had a history with Pruitt.
On Thursday, Trump tweeted praise of Wheeler, saying that he has "no doubt that Andy will continue on with our great and lasting EPA agenda". He was also once an aide for Sen.
"Not every Republican agrees ... that climate change is a hoax", he said.
The senator was also a supporter of Pruitt, according to the Times, and Wheeler's rise demonstrates the growing influence of a group of former Inhofe staff members across the Trump administration and Washington including Ryan Jackson, who is now the EPA's chief of staff.
President Trump has lost another Cabinet member.
"With Scott Pruitt in charge, we can finally unravel the mess of the EPA, and begin developing and implementing thoughtful policies that will make measurable improvements to our natural resources and unleash an energy revolution that will bring jobs and higher wages to Americans", Putnam wrote. "There are many Republicans who understand that it is real, that it is an enormous issue".
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