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on February 17, 2017

Pruitt confirmed to lead Environmental Protection Agency

Oklahoma Attorney General gets enough votes despite Democrats’ objections

The United States Senate has confirmed Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to run the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), despite Democrats’ attempts to delay the vote and some groups’ concerns over him running the agency.

The Senate voted 52-46 to confirm Pruitt, with one Republican, Susan Collins of Maine, voting against…

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