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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies on canada goose jacket outlet theagency’s 2019budget at a House Appropriations subcommittee meeting on Capitol Hillin April.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Another high level aide to Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is leaving the agency this week, as federal investigators continue canada goose outlet sale Canada Goose online to scrutinize Canada Goose Parka the administrator’s spending and management decisions.
Liz Bowman, the canadian goose jacket agency’s top spokesman, is stepping down canada goose outlet canada to become communications director for Sen. Joni Ernst (R Iowa).
Her departurefollows the exit Canada Goose Outlet of two other top Pruitt aides this week. Canada Goose Jackets Albert „Kell” Kelly, who canada goose uk black friday was Pruitt’s banker in Oklahoma canada goose factory outlet and hired canada goose outlet black friday to revitalize the agency’s Superfund program cleaning up toxic sites nationwide, resigned Tuesday. So didPasquale „Nino” Perrotta,the head Canada Goose online of Pruitt’s personal security canada goose outlet canada goose coats team who has come canada goose outlet jackets under congressional scrutiny cheap Canada Goose recently for unusual spending on Pruitt’s protective detail.
Other senior EPA officials also could canada goose outlet nyc uk canada goose leave in the coming weeks, according to two individuals who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss personnel matters.
„I leave extremely thankful for the opportunity to serve the Trump Administration and Administrator official canada goose outlet Pruitt,” Bowman wrote in a statement. „Being a member of the EPA team has allowed me to further my goose outlet canada skills, learn from my mistakes, and make canada goose outlet uk sale lifelong friendships. It has also provided canada goose uk shop me the opportunity buy canada goose jacket cheap to develop https://www.canadagoosejacketca.ca a new, and deep, respect for canada goose outlet store the public servants who serve the American people, day in and day out, to ensure that we all canada goose outlet online uk have access to clean canada goose coats on sale air, land, and water.”
Under Bowman, the EPA’s press shop aggressively defended canada goose factory sale Pruitt’s work, often in news releases calling outmedia outlets and reporters whose coverage the agency said was misleading or inaccurate. The AP had reported on the canada goose clearance flooding of toxic Superfund sites in the hurricane hit city that EPA employees had not yet been physically able to visit.
In a statement at the time, Bowman accusedthe canada goose outlet in usa news wire service of „cherry picking facts” and of practicing „yellow journalism.”
„What Liz brought to the table at EPA was good judgment, good management, good organization,”EPA chief of staff Ryan Jackson canada goose outlet store uk said in a statement. „She has a great canada goose outlet shop opportunity ahead of her at the Senate.
Perrotta and Kelly, the other two Pruitt aideswho announced canada goose outlet reviews their departures in canada cheap canada goose uk goose black canada goose clearance sale friday Canada Goose sale sale recent days,have become flash points of controversy within the EPA.
Perrotta was scheduled to be interviewed by investigators at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee this week to explain his role in adding personnel toPruitt’s security detail as buy canada goose jacket lawmakers question canada goose store whether the EPA is spending too uk canada goose outlet much money on the administrator’s security.
Democratic lawmakers are also worried about a canada goose outlet new york city $125,000 fine Kelly received from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, which later banned him from banking industry altogether.
The FDIC had found reason to believe Kelly „violated a law or regulation, canada goose by entering into an agreement pertaining to a loan” withoutthe agency’s approval,according canada goose outlet online to a consent agreement that Kelly signed in May 2017 canada goose outlet toronto factory and that E Newsobtained. In the agreement, Kelly canada goose outlet parka did not admit or deny canada canada goose uk outlet goose outlet uk wrongdoing Canada Goose Coats On Sale.