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Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief

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WASHINGTON - A new federal disclosure report shows a Washington lobbyist tied to a bargain-priced condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt sought to influence the agency on behalf of a client earlier this year.
The disclosure report by the powerhouse Washington lobbying firm Williams & Jensen was filed late Friday, hours after its chairman, Steven Hart, announced his early retirement.
The firm's new filing contradicts denials by both Pruitt and Hart that the lobbyist hadn't conducted any recent business with EPA.
Media reports first disclosed last month that...
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EPA chief Pruitt met with lobbyist whose wife rented him a room

EPA chief Pruitt met with lobbyist whose wife rented him a room

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The reports are the latest twist in a story that has embroiled Pruitt in controversy in recent weeks.
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