Scott Pruitt Addresses 15K Employees of EPA (Transcript)

Yesterday the Environmental Protection Agency’s new Administrator, Scott Pruitt, addressed the 15,000 employees of the EPA–many of them seething leftists who need to be fired. He was far more gracious in his remarks than we would have been. But then, that’s why he’s there and we’re here. 🙂 Pruitt was introduced by Acting Administrator Catherine McCabe and began his remarks with this: “You don’t know me very well. In fact, you don’t know me hardly at all other than what you’ve read in the newspaper and seen on the news. I look forward to sharing the rest of the story with you as we spend time together. This is a beginning. It’s a beginning for us to spend time and discuss certain principles by which I think this agency should conduct itself.” Reflecting on the time he spent earlier in the day greeting EPA career staff in his office, Pruitt said, “It was an honor and a joy to meet and spend time with the career people at EPA who are clearly very dedicated to their work.” Although Pruitt is a gentleman, he’s no shrinking violet. He put the staffers on notice that he believes federalism and the rule of law matters, and those concepts will guide the policies and decisions coming from the EPA from now on. In other words, the swamp is getting drained on DAY ONE. Below is a transcript of Pruitt’s remarks…

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