EPA ‘Whistleblower’ Had Run-Ins With Law Enforcement, Other Background-Check Red Flags

Donald Trump and Kevin Chmielewski

A former Trump campaign personal assistant turned Environmental Protection Agency whistleblower repeatedly cited by Democrats has a long history of run-ins with law enforcement, including a warning from a Secret Service detail, debt problems and other red flags that could have sunk his mandatory background check, legal experts say.

EPA Whistleblower Who Complained About Pruitt’s Spending Inflated Military Service

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

An Environmental Protection Agency whistleblower whose complaints about travel and spending excesses by Administrator Scott Pruitt led Democrats to write a letter to President Trump citing “grave concerns” about Pruitt’s leadership appears to have inflated his service and accepted large raises during his tenure at the EPA.

Pelosi: ‘Pruitt Must Resign’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) on Friday called on Scott Pruitt to resign, saying the Environmental Protection Agency administrator has “displayed a staggering ethical blindness.”