Pruitt’s Family Stayed at Lobbyist’s $50-A-Night Condo

April 2, 2018, 12:04 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency says family members of Administrator Scott Pruitt also stayed in the Capitol Hill condominium partly owned by the wife of an energy lobbyist under his $50-per-night lease, but that the arrangement doesn’t violate ethics regulations.

Under the lease’s unconventional terms, Pruitt was permitted only to pay only for nights when the condo was used. Documents reviewed by Bloomberg, including the lease and copies of his canceled checks, show he paid $6,100 to use the room over roughly six months last year after being picked to run the EPA.

The disclosures follow criticism about Pruitt’s use of ...

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