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EPA

Pruitt wants 24/7 bodyguards

U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt — one of President Trump’s most controversial Cabinet-level picks — was expected to request an around-the-clock security detail from his agency, according to an internal agency email obtained by E&E News. Such protection would mark a dramatic increase from security given past administrators and could curtail resources available for EPA's criminal enforcement, according to former agency officials.