For those who missed it, Pruitt had a sound-proof “privacy booth” (phone booth) installed in his office at the EPA. He claims he needs security because he is under threat, but he wants a soundproof booth where he could scream for help and no one would hear? What did he want it for? The EPA handles virtually no classified information and they have a special location in the basement for that. So, what is he hiding?
Given his track record it appears to be for secretive discussions with polluters. VOA news reported that it was so that he could have “private conversations about agency business….” https://www.voanews.com/a/us-watchdog-attacks-bill-for-official-soundproof-booth/4350355.html The Guardian reported in early 2017: “The documents show that Pruitt, while Oklahoma attorney general, acted in close concert with oil and gas companies to challenge environmental regulations,...” See: “New EPA head Scott Pruitt’s emails reveal close ties with…
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