Quick Facts of Edward Scott Pruitt
|Full Name||Edward Scott Pruitt|
|Date of Birth||1986 /05 /09|
|Birthplace||Danville, Kentucky, U.S.|
|Profession||Republican Politician and Lawyer|
|Education||Georgetown College (BA) University of Tulsa (JD)|
|Online Presence||Twitter and Facebook|
|Children||Cade Pruitt, and McKenna Pruitt|
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An American lawyer, Scott Pruit served as the 14th Administrator of the Environment Protection Agency (EPA). He was nominated for the position of EPA by Donald Trump and was confirmed by US Senate (Upper chamber of United States Congress) to lead the EPA with total 52-46 votes.
A lawyer as well as an attorney general of the state of Oklahoma, Pruit described himself as a leading advocate against the EPA’s activist agenda. He even established a federalism unit to fight unwarranted regulation and systematic overreach.
Scott Pruitt’s Age and Biography
Scott Pruitt was born on May 9, 1968, as Edward Scott Pruitt and this makes him 50-years-old. After completing his elementary education, he obtained his bachelor’s degree in political science and communications from Georgetown College in 1990.
Soon after completing bachelor’s he started a solo legal practice- Christian Legal Services in Tulsa. Moreover, he worked as a lawyer for 5 years. Thereafter, he was elected to the Oklahoma Senate representing Tulsa and Wagoner Countries in 1998.
Scott Pruitt’s Net worth and Salary
Being a Republican politician and 17th Attorney General of Oklahoma, Scott Pruitt has accumulated a huge sum of money from his career as an American Lawyer and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. However, his net worth sets him far apart from his co-workers.
Moreover, his net worth isn’t known publically but he has almost $1 million investable assets and $5 million at best. As per the reports, he received more than $300,000 from oil and gas companies, $114,000 for his 2014 reelection campaign from energy company PACs and executives.
According to The New York Times:
Scott rented a $50 a night apartment in DC during his first six months in office — a steal for Capitol Hill, and the condo was tied to an energy company that had business with the EPA.
The New York Times added that Pruitt lied about accepting significant salary bumps for two aides who had worked with him since before he took office and several EPA officials who spoke up against Pruitt left or were forced out.
Back in 2017, he spent more than $120,000 for a trip to Italy.
Scott Pruitt resigns as EPA Administrator
On 5th July, 2018, Environmental Protection Agency head Scott resigned in the middle of a slew of scandals. Since his appointment as EPA head, Scott has come under fire for growing many scandals.
Youtube: Scott Pruitt resigns as EPA chief
He was accused of spending too much public money while traveling abroad. As per the report of E&E, Scott spent more than $68,000 in taxpayers’ money traveling 1st class and staying in expensive hotels, and over $40,000 for a soundproof booth for his office.
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