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Travel News: VA secretary criticized on Capitol Hill for travel decisions

Members of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs criticized the agency's Secretary David Shulkin during a budget hearing Thursday, a day after a blistering report released by the VA Office of the Inspector General alleged Shulkin improperly accepted a gift of Wimbledon tickets during a work trip to Europe last summer during which he spent…



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Though it's ostensibly about EPA’s fiscal 2019 budget, expect Democrats to go hard at Pruitt over his lavish travel and security spending and ... The last time Pruitt appeared on Capitol Hill, in April, his performance before two House committees managed ...

EXCLUSIVE: EPA whistleblower says Pruitt 'lied' to Congress

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On Capitol Hill, EPA chief takes little responsibility for his troubles

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Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt offered lawmakers little contrition Thursday for questionable spending and management decisions that have plunged ... Pruitt spent a tense day on Capitol Hill fielding pointed questions from lawmakers ...

EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

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