WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pruitt denies aide shopped bad press about Zinke
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt (all times local):
EPA chief Scott Pruitt is denying that a member of his press staff sought to plant negative media reports about Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in the hopes of deflecting attention from Pruitt’s problems.
Multiple media outlets reported that Pruitt press aide Michael Abboud shopped allegations about Zinke to Washington reporters.
Asked about the issue by Democratic Sen.