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Big Oil and Ethanol Succeeds In Taking Down Scott Pruitt

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned his position, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. The move comes after a weeks-long coordinated effort by big energy interests and the mainstream media reporters in Washington, D.C. to knock him out of office.

Pruitt was accused of over-spending on some personal items, not re-imbursing staffers for credit card charges and other small transgressions that the D.C. reporters pretended were a big deal.

Pruitt’s drive to help America become energy independent with domestic drilling ticked off the Middle East-focused Big Oil companies (President Trump recently told Saudi Arabia to produce more oil to lower prices), and Pruitt also offended the ethanol lobby in Iowa, which is surprisingly powerful.

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