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Is Scott Pruitt the Most Dangerous Member of Trump's Cabinet?

The damage of his tenure at the EPA could prove irreversible.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt delivers a speech to the National League of Cities. (March 14, 2017)
Photo Credit: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

For someone whose entire political career has been built on an animosity to Washington, D.C., Scott Pruitt certainly appears to have enjoyed the past 12 months of federal employ. He has been to Morocco, where he shilled American natural gas. There was also a trip to a golf resort in Naples, Florida, for a meeting of…

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Alexander Nazaryan is a senior writer at Newsweek covering national affairs.