The swamp continues to fill as Dictator Donald Trump (DDT) appoints people, several of whom then resign, and faces lawsuits for his unconstitutional policies.
Peter Wright, DDT’s appointee as assistant administrator of the EPA Office of Land and Emergency Management to oversee chemical spills from Superfund sites, is a top lawyer with Dow Chemical, the company linked to almost ten percent of these 1,340 toxic places. Former appointee, Michael Dourson, withdrew his name because of his many chemical company clients. Last year, EPA secretary Scott Pruitt appointed Albert Kelly, banned for life from the banking industry for violating federal banking laws, as adviser on the Superfund program. Scott Pruitt also refused to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos, produced by Dow’s subsidiary, despite it risk to children and farm workers.
John Gibbs, DDT’s appointee for HUD senior adviser in community planning and development division to spur economic…
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