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Ask a Pundit: Why Does Scott Pruitt Still Have a Job?

Mother Jones; Andrew Harnik/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Martin Longman asks a provocative question: Why is Scott Pruitt untouchable? Trump has fired loads of other people, but despite Pruitt’s almost comical accumulation of embarrassing scandals, he has somehow managed to hang on. What’s the deal with this? How does…

A Trip Down Memory Lane

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Ebola Is Back and Trump Just Made It Harder to Fight

An ambulance driver in protective clothing is disinfected with chlorine after returning from transporting a Ebola victim to a treatment center December 15, 2014 in Freetown, Sierra Leone.Martine Perret/Planet Pix/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Ebola has returned just as the Trump administration has undermined the ability of the United States…