Scott Pruitt wound up speaking not with Cathy but rather with another company representative, and Marlyn Pruitt started but did not complete an application to become a Chick-fil-A franchisee.
Hupp and Greenwalt were also the two aides who were set to receive Pruitt-approved pay raises despite the White House's refusal to sign off on the raises.
Hupp told lawmakers that Pruitt had her conduct numerous personal errands, including inquiring about buying a used mattress.
If the case proceeds as scheduled, the EPA will have to produce research to back Pruitt's claim in the coming months.
On today, Pruitt laughed when a reporter asked about the reports he had tried to use his government position to financially benefit his spouse.
Public officials are prohibited from receiving unpaid services from employees or for using their office for private gain.
Nationwide strike in Jordan as protests continue
Jordan was rocked by unrest in 2012 when the International Monetary Fund told the government to lift gasoline prices. He called for political parties, unions and civil society groups to take part in the talks.
The Washington Post reported this week that Pruitt asked his staffer Sydney Hupp to reach out to Chick-fil-A corporate in May 2017, which she did. The focus of almost a dozen federal inquiries into his travel expenses, security practices and other issues, Pruitt was on the Hill to testify about his agency's FY2019 budget proposal.
Multiple senior administration officials who spoke to ABC News say the president does not appear to be changing his stance and is standing behind Pruitt. Meanwhile, Trump praised Pruitt on Wednesday during a briefing on hurricane preparedness at the Federal Emergency Management Agency's headquarters.
In the fall, Pruitt tasked his scheduler with the nongovernment mission of shopping for a discount "Trump Home Luxury Plush Euro Pillow Top" mattress.
Pruitt has been under intense scrutiny since March, when media reports first revealed the EPA chief had rented a luxury Capitol Hill condo tied to a prominent oil and gas lobbyist for just $50 a night.
"Somebody has to say that about you a little bit, you know that, Scott", the president added.
Pruitt in a statement called Hupp a "valued member of the EPA team from day one".
In appearances before congressional panels since then, Pruitt has repeatedly blamed subordinates for his alleged ethical lapses.
Interestingly, he will groomed under Rahul Dravid now who is the coach of the U19 team which won the World Cup earlier this year. Thanks to his father's recommendations, he is now part of the U-19 squad- and hundreds of more talented bowlers get ignored.
However, besides the piracy website, few cases reported where the audience were caught streaming the film live from thratres. It looks like a 1990's film. " Kaala has to compete with a Steven Spielberg franchise Jurassic World which is a huge event".
The Vegas Golden Knights appreciate that the Clark County Department of Public Works is considering a parade in its honor. Neal, however, sent the puck off the far post and the Capitals cleared it out of their zone to keep the score at 0-0.
But I think having guys that get so excited about a good play, a good block or a good rotation or a good shot or dagger shot. But on social media, much of the chatter early in the evening was about LeBron James' first-quarter dunk.
Washington challenged for goalie interference, but the call on the ice stood before Smith gave the home side a 3-2 lead. Entering this year's playoffs, the Capitals had fallen in nine of the previous 10 playoff series against the Penguins.
He demanded a Justice Department inquiry of the matter and dubbed the matter "SPYGATE" in repeated posts on Twitter. The department originally denied Congress access to any of the documents, citing national security concerns.
There was no doubt entering Thursday's semifinals that there would be an American woman advancing to the final of the French Open. Stephens can join Serena Williams and Jennifer Capriati as the only American women to win a French Open title since 1987.
In another, Issa's district, Republican Diane Harkey was leading in early returns, as two Democrats vied for the second slot. Unions mounted an aggressive campaign to unseat her, which her campaign called payback for her environmental advocacy work.
Reps for the couple told Buzzfeed News that the images shown during the On the Run II tour video of two babies weren't the twins. Bey and Jay have been stingy with images of their twins to date, making it downright impossible for anyone to identify them.
Zorreguieta was a psychologist who once worked for an office on social policies at the president's office. Zorreguieta's body was found in her flat in Buenos Aires, the Argentinian news agency Telam reported.
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Thiem called their upcoming quarterfinal "the matchup most fans in Germany and Austria were hoping for when they saw the draw". The 98th-ranked Putintseva was trying to become the first player from Kazakhstan to advance to a Grand Slam semifinal.
Autopilot was engaged during deadly Tesla crash in March
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Sister of Dutch Queen Maxima found dead in Argentina
Her body was found Wednesday night by her mother María del Carmen Cerruti and a friend of Zorreguieta, said news agency EFE. She had also worked for the social development ministry in Buenos Aires province and at a United Nations office in Panama.