Trump to nominate acting EPA chief Wheeler to permanent post

Trump to nominate acting EPA chief Wheeler to permanent post

[Ed. – The left will hate and attack anyone Trump nominates.]

President Donald Trump announced Friday he plans to nominate the acting chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, to permanently lead the agency.

Trump announced the move during a Medal of Freedom ceremony at the White House, where he introduced Wheeler along with other top administration officials in attendance.

“Acting administrator — who, I will tell you, is going to be made permanent,” Trump said. “He’s done a fantastic job. And I want to congratulate him. EPA, Andrew Wheeler.” …

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Environmental groups, however, criticized the announcement.

“Putting a coal lobbyist like Andrew Wheeler in charge of the EPA is like giving a thief the keys to a bank vault,” said Michael Brune of the Sierra Club.

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