Pruitt's climate clash was declared dead. There's a Plan B
In December, top aides to the president huddled in the White House with some of Scott Pruitt's closest staffers to say the EPA administrator's idea to hold a public debate on mainstream climate science wasn't going to happen, according to a person who attended the meeting. So did the White House kill Pruitt's idea for good? Not exactly, according to sources familiar with the meeting.