EPA Pruitt faced by teachers to Washington restaurant, report says

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt listens as President Trump speaks during a meeting of the Cabinet in the White house.


Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, on Monday, was confronted in a restaurant in Washington, DC, the holding of a teacher, her two-year-old son.

The New York Post identified the woman as Kristin Mink, 33, and reported that the meeting was filmed by her husband at Teaism restaurant.

Mink allegedly sixth grade teaches at Sidwell friends school, where the former President Obama’s daughters attended.

“I had to decide what to say, he is so-and-dagger scandal,” mink, the paper said. “I was quoted only a couple of points that I wanted to do to him were a little on the specific side.”

The final encounter comes, which will appear as Democrats, divided on confrontation Trump government representatives in the public after high-profile episodes, including the White house spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders and Kirstjen Nielsen, the head of the Department of Homeland Security.

The video shows Mink approach Pruitt, who was sitting with another man at a table. Mink, at times, consulted her notes, and asked him to step down, due to his stance on the environment, and the mounting scandals.

“This is my son, he loves animals, he loves the clean air, he loves clean water,” she said. “So I urge you to resign before their scandals press.”

Pruitt faces a barrage of ethics complaints and Federal level requests.

The EPA inspector General, the Government Accountability Office and the White house are the investigation of the numerous allegations against the Pruitt-expenditure for first-class travel and security, his dealing with subordinates and with lobbyists and other things.

Senior counsel for the EPA stepped in last month just days after appearing before a panel of the House oversight committee investigation into allegations of mismanagement and expenditure of the EPO.

Pruitt was also tied to one of the leading oil-and gas-criticized in connection with the rental of the Capitol Hill condo lobbyist, and the use of first-class travel and luxury hotel suites, among others

Pruitt, in appearances before congressional hearings this spring, has denied responsibility for the ethical lapses, tell the subordinates to make these choices.

Mink of The Post-Pruitt said nothing during the encounter and on the left, you approached right after him.

Pruitt’s spokesman told the paper that the administrator did not leave because of the meeting, and thanked her.

“Administrator Pruitt is always happy to receive input from Americans, whether you agree or disagree with the decisions at the EPA. This is, obviously, hear from him on your comments, and thank her, which is not shown in the video,” the spokesman told The Post.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

Edmund DeMarche is a news editor for Follow him on Twitter @EDeMarche.

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