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EPA chief once said Trump 'would be more abusive to the Constitution than Barack Obama - and that's saying a lot'

EPA chief once said Trump 'would be more abusive to the Constitution than Barack Obama - and that's saying a lot'

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said in a 2016 interview that "Donald Trump in the White House would be more abusive to the Constitution than Barack Obama," according to an audio recording released Tuesday by an advocacy group, prompting questions as he faced the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee for the first time since taking office.

The radio interview with "The Pat Campbell Show" in Tulsa took place on Feb. 4, 2016, at a time when Pruitt — then Oklahoma's attorney general — was serving as a policy adviser to GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush. Asked whether he supported Trump as a presidential candidate, Pruitt replied,...

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