What: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testified Wednesday before the US Senate
Why: Pruitt's tenure at the EPA has been riddled with questions over his administration of the agency, from scrutiny over expenses to allegations of improper ties with lobbyists. Multiple investigations are currently underway into Pruitt's conduct at the environmental watchdog agency.
- Here's a list of the various investigations into Pruitt's conduct currently being undertaken by the agency's inspector general.
- In April, amid more allegations of wastefulness and malfeasance, Pruitt appeared before the House for a proper grilling.
- After a bit of a back-and-forth, President Trump maintains that he has full confidence in Pruitt despite recent controversies.