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Energy & Environment

The Administrator Is Out, Long Live the Administrator

The best defense of Scott Pruitt was that the Left was gunning for him because it hated his agenda, so Trump should stand by him no matter what. The problem is that Pruitt had basically disappeared as a public advocate for Trump’s polices. Hopefully Andrew Wheeler can start with a clean slate and be a more effective (acting) administrator for the deregulatory agenda.

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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