About damn time!
Courtesy of NPR:
Scott Pruitt will no longer lead the Environmental Protection Agency, President Trump announced Thursday afternoon via Twitter.
“I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt,” Trump tweeted. “Within the Agency Scott has done an outstanding job, and I will always be thankful to him for this,” Trump also wrote.
The president also said that on Monday Andrew Wheeler will “assume duties as the Acting Administrator of the EPA.” “I have no doubt that Andy will continue on with our great and lasting EPA agenda. We have made tremendous progress and the future of the EPA is very bright!” Trump said.
…on Monday assume duties as the acting Administrator of the EPA. I have no doubt that Andy will continue on with our great and lasting EPA agenda. We have made tremendous progress and the future of the EPA is very bright!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 5, 2018
If Trump is expecting a pat on the back for this I would not hold my breath if I were him.
Pruitt was a scandal magnet, and probably almost as unfit for his job as Trump is for the one that he is currently stumbling through.
By the way, that teacher who confronted Pruitt in the restaurant, just a few days before he decided to resign has a question for Trump.
Hey @realDonaldTrump where are you going to lunch tomorrow?
— Kristin Mink (@KristinMinkDC) July 5, 2018
Hey, it worked once.