EPA spokeswoman Kelsi Daniell provided the Post with a statement in response to the newspaper's story that said, "Administrator Pruitt follows the same security protocol whether he's in his personal or official capacity". A representative for Chick-fil-A, Carrie Kurlander, told the newspaper that the call involved "an expression of interest in his wife becoming a Chick-fil-A franchisee". Pruitt announced the departure of aide Millan Hupp in an email on June 6. But you have done - I tell you, the EPA is doing so well.
In congressional testimony last month, Pruitt described Hupp as "a longtime friend of my wife and myself", but denied the raise was related to their friendship.
Scott Pruitt is still employed by the Trump administration. "Thank you very much, Scott".
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt praised fast food chain Chick-fil-A as a "franchise of faith" Wednesday amid the revelation he directed his scheduler to contact the restaurant to inquire about his wife owning a franchise. "And you know, somebody has to say that about you a little bit", Trump said. On Wednesday, two of his top aides resigned amid the deluge of scandals. Hupp departs the EPA staff as of Friday.
The EPA chief is the subject of several investigations into alleged ethical lapses.
Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight committee investigating Pruitt, said Hupp shouldn't have to take the fall for her boss.
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Pruitt also faced backlash after a letter to GOP Representative Trey Goudy of SC, the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, showed the EPA administrator told an aide to buy an old mattress from Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C.
"I think he's hurting the President and therefore he's hurting the country".
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The Canadian government followed suit in April and directed the families of diplomatic staff in Cuba to return home. The State Department acknowledged the Lenzi incident late last month.