EPA Head Scott Pruitt Defends First-Class Travel, Citing Security Concerns

He said those who criticize him "just don't know me."

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt defended his use of first-class and business-class travel on Tuesday, saying a “toxic” political environment has created security risks that mandate his frequent use of premium cabins.Pruitt made the comments in an interview with the New Hampshire Union Leader, the first time he publicly addressed a recent Washington Post report that fo...