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Report: EPA Hires 12 More Bodyguards for Pruitt, Costing $2M Annually for Full Security Team

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt has been noted for taking unusual steps to operate with extreme caution at the job—including the installation of a $25,000 soundproof communications booth and contravening a bi-partisan EPA transparency practice of keeping his schedule secret.

Now, CNN reports, the EPA is expanding Pruitt’s security detail with an additional 12 agents, meaning his total security fleet stands at 30 bodyguards. This will cost the department $2 million a year in salaries alone and does not include training, equipment or travel.

Source: Report: EPA Hires 12 More Bodyguards for Pruitt, Costing $2M Annually for Full Security Team

It’s interesting to consider how this representative of the people has to protect himself so drastically from the people.

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