He was facing more than a dozen federal inquiries.
"Additional potential issues regarding Mr. Pruitt have come to my attention through sources within the EPA and media reports,” ethics official Kevin Minoli wrote in a letter to the Office of Government Ethics.
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel is reviewing whether Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt retaliated against staffers who questioned his spending and management decisions.
The emails show that Steven Hart and his wife lobbied the EPA to hire a recent college graduate.
Despite his support, Sen. James Inhofe didn't venture a guess on whether Pruitt's job is safe. “We don't have the most predictable president in the history of America,” he said.
After years of failing grades, the latest report card shows each of the bay's 15 regions “is holding steady or significantly improving.”
Millan Hupp, Pruitt’s former director of scheduling and advance, told House Oversight Committee staffers last month that the Oklahoma businessman had provided Pruitt's family with the coveted tickets.
The “first-in, first out” tactic for requests made through the Freedom of Information Act is yet another example of the EPA restricting what records make their way into the public eye since Pruitt has taken office.
Pruitt also enlisted agency staff in tasks that included apartment hunting and securing a mattress for his personal use.
Revision has long been sought by conservative allies of President Trump.