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EPA chief Scott Pruitt tapped aide, donors to help wife land job at conservative group

By Juliet Eilperin, Josh Dawsey, Brady Dennis, Shawn Boburg

June 13, 2018 at 8:00 A

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt faces rising scrutiny over several ethics issues, including his use of taxpayer money.

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt last year had a top aide help contact Republican donors who might offer his wife a job, eventually securing her a position at a conservative political group that has backed him for years, according to multiple individuals familiar with the matter.

The job hunt included Pruitt’s approaching wealthy party supporters and conservative figures with ties to the Trump administration. The individuals said he enlisted ...