Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader The Fix Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Callum Borchers by Callum Borchers Email the author April 5 at 11:48 AM Email the author Officials in President Trump’s administration sometimes deflect or spin when asked tough questions by reporters, but other times they contend that the questions should not be asked in the first place. In the most recent example, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt bristled when Ed Henry of Fox News Channel brought up Pruitt’s sweetheart deal to rent a room on Capitol Hill for just $50 per night. “President Trump said he would ‘drain the swamp,’ ” Henry noted in an interview that aired Wednesday. “Is draining the swamp renting an apartment from the wife of a Washington lobbyist?” “I don’t think that that’s even remotely fair to ask that question,” Pruitt replied. Pruitt later attempted to justify the arrangement,… Read full this story
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