Lawmakers call for criminal investigation into EPA chief
A group of Democratic lawmakers are seeking a criminal investigation of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt following a slew of reports that Pruitt may have used his position to benefit himself and his family.
Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), Don Beyer (D-Va.), Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), Rubin Gallego (D-Ariz.) and Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) jointly requested FBI Director Christopher Wrey and acting Assistant Attorney General John Cronan open an investigation into Pruitt in a letter sent Friday, highlighting their grave concerns with the EPA head.
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