Go deeper: Scott Pruitt’s growing list of bizarre scandals

Shortly after his swearing in, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt tried to use his position to get his wife a job as a Chick-fil-A franchisee, according to the Washington Post.

The big picture: This is the latest in a string of ethical controversies surrounding Pruitt’s spending and management decisions, which have resulted in a series of federal probes. Despite his questionable behavior, Pruitt continues to have support from the President. But, as Axios’ Jonathan Swan reported at the beginning of May, that support has been wavering as the negative coverage piles on, and everyone else in the White House wants Pruitt out.

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