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Media Roundtable: Scott Pruitt testifies & the future of the Iran nuclear deal

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  On this week’s media roundtable, Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, testified on Capitol Hill about ethic violations and excessive spending. Earlier this week, he proposed a new rule that would limit the scientific research aimed at setting the agency's regulations.

We'll also discuss coverage of the Supreme Court’s likely approval of the Trump administration’s travel ban and the future of the Iran deal.



Marianne Lavelle, award winning reporter covering the environment, science, law, and business for InsideClimate News

Rebecca Leber, reporter in Mother Jones' DC bureau

Farnaz Fassihi, senior writer for The Wall Street Journal

Web Resources:

Mother Jones: Scott Pruitt Takes All the Credit and None of the Blame for His Scandal-Filled Time at the EPA

InsideClimate News: Pruitt's Friends Became Lobbyists, Then Handed Their Clients an EPA Biomass Win

The Wall Street Journal: Trump Warns Iran on Nuclear Deal, but Signals Openness to Beefed-Up Accord


Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.