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New York Times Adds Large Correction to Front-Page Story on Scott Pruitt

The New York Times over the weekend issued a lengthy correction to a front-page story on Environmental Protection Agency officials claiming that Scott Pruitt, the EPA’s administrator, used his position to solicit favors to admit that one of the incidents cited did not actually happen while he was with the agency.
In a Saturday piece, the Times reported that, “For Pruitt Aides, the Boss’s Personal Life Was Part of the Job,” citing several anecdotes in which Pruitt is accused of using aides for personal business and having “no hesitation in leveraging his stature as a cabinet member to solicit favors himself.”
“As an example, Mr. Pruitt, shortly after taking the EPA job, reached out to the former speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates seeking help for his daughter, McKenna, in securing admission to the University of Virginia School of Law,” the paper initially reported. “William Howell, the former speaker, appears on Mr. Pruitt’s official

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