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Scott Pruitt OUT at EPA, Trump Tweets

Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt waves to members of audience, April 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

President Donald Trump has just confirmed via Twitter that he has “accepted the resignation” of scandal-ridden EPA chief Scott Pruitt.

Pruitt’s time at the EPA has been marred by one self-enrichment scheme after another, including misuse of government funds, abusing his authority, and more.

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UPDATE 16:02 ET