Scott Pruitt’s Replacement Knows His Way Around Washington

Government Executive: On Thursday, Donald Trump tweeted that the scandal-ridden director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt, had finally resigned. Deputy director Andrew Wheeler will take his place.

Wheeler was only marginally approved as EPA deputy in April. He’s remained largely out of the public eye since his tenure began. But some worry that his promotion may accelerate the Trump administration’s determined dismantling of the EPA.

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