Scott Pruitt

Scott Pruitt presses ‘Disestablishment’ of reservation status – But is that or jurisdiction the real issue for Oklahomans? An Analysis

please post this at the top of the page … categories: Tribal … Government (both, please)BREAKING Oklahoma City – The “front-runners” for election to the four-year U.S. Senate term are deemed by opponents as “career politicians.” One of those careerists is Scott Pruitt was Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from February 17, 2017, to July 9, 2018, during the Trump Administration.Before that, he was Oklahoma’s elected Attorney General from 2007-2015.And, before that, Pruitt was a member of the state Senate, representing Wagoner County and parts of Tulsa County, from 1999-2006.He ran unsuccessfully for the First U.S. Congressional District seat...

Scott Pruitt joins Flashpoint team to discuss candidacy

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – What is going on with our special session at the Oklahoma State Capitol?. The Flashpoint team gets insight into the proceedings. Plus, the team continues to introduce the candidates for the U.S. Senate seat. This week’s guest is Scott Pruitt.
Daily Beast

Scott Pruitt Repeatedly Ordered His Drivers to Speed When He Was Running Late

During his time running the Environmental Protection Agency in the Trump administration, Scott Pruitt repeatedly made his drivers speed when he was running late, according to a federal report published Thursday. His security officers were sometimes ordered to drive at dangerous speeds which “endangered public safety,” the report said, even on routine trips. On one occasion in 2017, a special agent was made to drive Pruitt in the wrong direction into oncoming traffic with the car’s siren and emergency lights blaring to collect Pruitt’s dry cleaning when he was late for a meeting. Agents knew Pruitt’s dangerous requests to “speed it up” broke federal policies but they found it “hard to disobey.” Reports of Pruitt’s misuse of emergency lights and sirens first broke in 2018, along with other allegations of wrongdoing, including using government cash to pay for first-class travel and a $43,000 secret secure phone booth in his office. He resigned in scandal in July 2018.

Scott Pruitt wants to come back to D.C. Will Trump help?

Heading EPA didn’t work out for Scott Pruitt. Now he’s hoping to mount a political comeback with a run for the U.S. Senate. Pruitt, who served as former President Donald Trump’s first EPA administrator until he left the agency under a cloud of ethics scandals, filed paperwork last week to run as Oklahoma’s next senator (Greenwire, April 15).

Ex-EPA chief Scott Pruitt to run for Jim Inhofe's US Senate seat

OKLAHOMA CITY — Scott Pruitt, a former Trump administration official and Oklahoma attorney general, is running for Sen. Jim Inhofe's U.S. Senate seat. Pruitt announced his candidacy Friday. Pruitt served as Oklahoma's attorney general and was a state senator before being named the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection...
NBC News

Former Trump EPA chief Scott Pruitt launches Senate bid in Oklahoma

Scott Pruitt, who resigned as head of the Environmental Protection Agency amid ethics scandals during the Trump administration, is running for an open U.S. Senate seat in Oklahoma. The former state attorney general filed his campaign paperwork on Friday. He now joins a crowded race to succeed 87-year-old Republican Sen....