Pruitt called the White House once from his $43,000 phone booth, records show

Officials declined to say what the 5-minute call was about.

The Energy 202: Acting EPA chief Andrew Wheeler’s lobbying ties under increasing scrutiny

Advocacy groups criticize his meetings with former clients.

HUD staffer who complained about Carson’s redecorating resigns under protest

In an open letter to the secretary, the whistleblower said agency officials sought to discredit her.

Lobbyist tied to Pruitt’s condo rental pushed for EPA to hire family friend, emails show

The emails show that Steven Hart and his wife lobbied the EPA to hire a recent college graduate.

Sen. Inhofe criticizes Scott Pruitt, wants face-to-face meeting with embattled EPA chief

Pruitt has been dogged by several allegations of ethical misconduct.

EPA chief Scott Pruitt tapped aide, donors to help wife land job at conservative group

Those efforts raise more ethics questions for the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator.

Scott Pruitt enlisted an EPA aide to help his wife find a job — with Chick-fil-A

Pruitt’s action “raises the specter of misuse of public office for private gain,” according to one ethics official.

Pruitt had aide do numerous personal tasks, including a hunt for a used Trump hotel mattress

A top EPA appointee told a House panel she sought to get a “Luxury Plush Euro Pillow Top” mattress from Trump International Hotel in D.C. for the EPA chief, among other personal tasks.

Interior’s top lawyer plays key role as troubleshooter, records reveal

Daniel Jorjani has worked with private sector to advance industry projects, gun rights, emails show.

Senate Democrats demand EPA IG probe whether Pruitt got improper gift from top aide who scouted apartments, citing new agency emails

Three Senate Democrats asked the Environmental Protection Agency’s inspector general Thursday to probe whether the agency’s chief received an improper gift from a top aide who conducted a housing search for him last year, citing new emails.

Top Federalist Society official initially paid for Scott Pruitt’s costly dinner in Rome, EPA officials confirm

An EPA spokesman would not say what the dinner cost, when Pruitt reimbursed Leonard Leo for it.

A top aide to EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid scrutiny

Albert ‘Kell’ Kelly faced questions about why the FDIC banned him from banking last year, around the time he joined EPA.

A once obscure office at HUD is the subject of unusually intense lobbying effort

An industry group, angry over regulations, targeted two career officials for ties to Obama.

Unlike those in the resistance, certain career officials’ stars have risen under Trump

Some civil servants who were out of sync with the Obama White House are now wielding key influence — at times helping to undo policies they opposed in previous years.

Trump Cabinet members accused of living large at taxpayer expense

A half dozen senior officials are now mired in federal investigations over high-end travel and extrravagant expenses.

HUD Secretary Carson’s wife weighed in on redecorating effort, new emails show

Staff sought out used furniture in department’s basement while ordering new dining set

HUD to comply with congressional request on redecoration of Carson’s office

Aides to the secretary have denied the department overspent to redecorate Carson’s office despite employee’s complaint.

Under fire for travel expenses, Pruitt cancels trip to Israel

The Environmental Protection Agency chief has faced criticized over the past week for the cost of his domestic and international travel.

Public confrontations prompted Pruitt to switch to first-class travel, EPA says

A particular incident in May involved “threatening” and “vulgar” language, the agency said Thursday in justifying Pruitt’s costly travel.

Public confrontations prompted Pruitt to switch to first-class travel, EPA says

A particular incident in May involved “threatening” and “vulgar” language, the agency said Thursday in justifying Pruitt’s costly travel.