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06 July, 2018, 02:19
President Donald Trumpannounced in a tweet that he had accepted Pruitt's resignation and that he thought Pruitt had done an "outstanding job". "The president feels, though, as Scott Pruitt has done a really good job at deregulating the government to allow for a thriving economy; that's important to him".
Andrew Wheeler, the EPA's current deputy administrator, will take over as the organisation's acting head on Monday, Mr Trump said.
In the resignation letter that Pruitt sent to President Trump, he said "it is extremely hard for me to cease serving you in this role".
"The unrelenting attacks on me personally, my family, are unprecedented and have taken a sizable toll on all of us", Pruitt said in his resignation letter. His staff reportedly searched for private jet options for Pruitt's official travel, and he also stayed at a condo owned by the wife of an energy lobbyist but paid only $50 per night.
That is why it is hard for me to advise you I am stepping down as Administrator of the EPA effective as of July 6.
Along with Trump, who once said that "global warming was created by and for the Chinese", Pruitt oversaw the efforts to dismantle major climate regulations. Within the last few months, multiple internal and congressional investigations were launched into reports that Pruitt retaliated against employees and whistleblowers who raised concerns about his spending decisions-a particular concern for watchdog groups and lawmakers because such actions could violate federal law.
Pruitt may have been the worst EPA chief ever, some believe.
The cooler tone towards Mr Pruitt recalls the changing attitude to other cabinet members who have been dismissed by the president.
Rafael Nadal vs Mikhail Kukushkin, Wimbledon 2018 Barty came back from 2-5 down in the second set to see off 2014 runner-up Bouchard who came through qualifying this year. Guido Pella of Argentina took out last year's beaten finalist Marin Cilic of Croatia in the second round at Wimbledon.
Ed Schultz, former MSNBC host, dead at 64 Schultz's MSNBC show was canceled in 2015, and in January 2016 he joined RT America , the English-language Russian news channel. A longtime resident of Minnesota, Schultz distinguished himself from other liberal pundits with his gruff, blue collar style.
He has been under scrutiny for renting an apartment with ties to a fossil fuels lobbyist.
Researchers at Harvard say only 26 of the estimated 200 original copies of the Declaration of Independence exist today. According to The Boston Globe, Boston and Philadelphia held "illuminatory" celebrations on July 4, 1777.
Also getting their campaigns under way on Monday are five-time women's champion Venus Williams against Johanna Larsson . There is no universal truth for all. "I feel like if they seeded her, there are going to be critics".
Other members of Vermont's delegation have instead focused on condemning the Trump administration's approach to immigration. Formed at the same time as the Department of Homeland Security in 2003 , ICE encompasses more than 20,000 employees.
Bear sightings are nothing new in the area that straddles city and wilderness. 'It was an interesting Friday to say the least '. Hough could not miss the opportunity to film the extremely human-like actions of the bear.
Mr Khan and Mr Trump have repeatedly clashed on Twitter , including in the aftermath of the London Bridge attack . Another protest organizer, Max Wakefield, says the GLA initially objected to the idea.
Asked what has changed since that golden evening against Federer, the 32-tear-old said: "I'm older, more kilometres under my legs. Last year's runner-up Marin Cilic was also a comfortable victor , beating Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan 6-1 6-4 6-4.
Now to break it down, Wes Nelson and Georgia Steel are immune from the public vote, so we can be pretty sure they're staying. The couples up for elimination were revealed to be Megan Barton Hanson and Alex , Ellie and Sam Bird, and Adam and Darylle.
The "working title" or code name for Avengers: Infinity War was Mary Lue, while Avengers: Age of Ultron was called After Party. Collider's Jon Schnepp also commented that Starlin learned the scenes that were cut will be integrated into the film.
The remains were strewn over an area covered with thick brush and Fox said it was impossible to know how many people were killed. A hunting rifle with a silencer attached and a long axe and wire cutters were recovered at the scene by police.
Apparently the counters had missed a couple of plates' worth of hot dogs, putting his number 10 higher than initially reported. A Las Vegas woman has consumed 37 hot dogs to win her fifth straight title in the women's side of the annual July 4 contest.
Together since 2013, the couple split in May 2016 after the birth of their daughter, and found themselves at odds legally. Chance the Rapper proposed to his longtime girlfriend and mother of his two-year-old daughter on the nation's birthday.
So while the HPV test is more sensitive of a test, it isn't flawless and missed some women with early signs of cervical cancer. Even the most ideal tests can also be limited by the fact that not all women are receiving regular and timely screening.
A Man Has Died While Climbing Uluru
If I travel to another country and there is a sacred site, an area of restricted access, I don't enter or climb it, I respect it. Officials said the man collapsed Tuesday while attempting to climb a steep section of the rock formation.
Manchester United sign new goalkeeper
His exit has been on the cards since he and defender Craig Dawson refused to go on Albion's pre-season trip to Portugal. He scored the winning goal in the second leg of that tie as the Gunners lost 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium.
Child's Play To Get Remade By MGM
The film kicked off a franchise that started off relatively serious, before drifting more into comedy horror. Though MGM didn't provide comment on the news, THR notes that the studio is "fast-tracking the project".
Yuan gains, China stocks grind after attempt to soothe markets
Currently, the currency pair is trading at 6.6330 - up 0.24 percent on the day, but well below the high of 6.6390 seen on Friday. Gains of around 1 percent in tech firms such as Microsoft and Apple offset concerns about trade and its impact on growth.
Huawei Releases Honor 10 GT With Upgrades
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England fans erupt with joy at World Cup penalty victory
England players took to social media to celebrate reaching the quarter-finals after beating Colombia after penalty shootout. England will have just three days to recover before facing Sweden in Samara on Saturday for a place in the semi-finals.