Trump Pick For EPA’s No. 2 Accused Of Abusing Power To ‘Bully' And 'Intimidate’ Opponents

As a Senate aide in 2005, Andrew Wheeler went after state air pollution regulators for opposing his boss's bill.

Andrew Wheeler, the former coal lobbyist President Donald Trump nominated as the Environmental Protection Agency’s deputy administrator, spent a decade as a Senate aide and four years as an agency staffer under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, where he built a reputation as the skillful operator the White House needs to execute on its deregulatory agenda. But during his time as a c...