EPA chief defends spending on travel and soundproof booth

FILE - In this June 2, 2017 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Pruitt defended his frequent taxpayer-funded travel and his purchase of a custom sound-proof communications booth for his office, saying both were justified. Pruitt made his first appearance before a House oversight subcommittee responsible for environmental issues since his confirmation to lead EPA in February. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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