before scott pruitt became the scandal-plagued administrator of the environmental protection agency, he was a scandal-plagued republican official in oklahoma. in fact, as regular readers may recall, before pruitt joined donald trump’s cabinet, he faced questions about hiding official emails that documented his cooperation with the oil and gas industries.he also used multiple email accounts, including conducting official business on a private account, despite telling congress the opposite.once pruitt took the reins at the epa, he returned to his old ways, utilizing four separate email accounts, and as of yesterday, the agency’s inspector general has decided this is worthy of closer scrutiny. the associated press reported:inspector general arthur elkins said in a letter released tuesday that his office will review the matter, the latest in a series of federal investigations of pruitt’s travel, security and spending and other issues.the request for the email investigation came from democratic sens. tom carper of delaware and jeffrey merkley of oregon. carper released a copy of the ig’s response.the senators asked the ig to review whether pruitt was complying with federal law and epa policy when using multiple email accounts and whether all accounts are searched when responding to freedom of information act requests.i can’t help but wonder how much attention a story like this will generate. remind me, does the political mainstream care about cabinet secretaries and thei...