Going from a train wreck to a house on fire

After months spent staggering beneath the weight of roughly a dozen official ethics probes, mounting bipartisan criticism and one used mattress, Scott Pruitt decided to lay down his mantle as chief of the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday. But his leadership role didn’t stay vacant long.

In the very same pair of tweets announcing Pruitt’s departure, President Trump named the man who would be taking his place — for now, at least: Andrew Wheeler, the longtime Washington insider, and former coal lobbyist will be the agency’s acting chief.

LINK (via: NPR)

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