Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's enviable rental deal has inspired some real estate-themed trolling in Washington, D.C.
Some creative activists hung posters around Capitol Hill on Friday morning, advertising a "luxury condo" for just $50 a night. "Live luxuriously for cheap," read the posters, "just like Scott!"
The signs reference the scandal currently plaguing the EPA head: Pruitt scored a sweet deal on an apartment owned by the wife of an energy lobbyist, paying only $50 for each night he stayed in the space, leading to criticism that the rental constituted an improper gift from lobbyists.
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Pruitt's smiling face is plastered across most of each sign, but the fine print notes that $50 a night is a "special rate void if not a Trump administration official able to provide special favors. Property may be used to host GOP fundraisers." EPA representatives are sure to enjoy a busy morning thanks to the posters: People are advised to "call now!" to inquire about the listing, using the phone number for the EPA Office of Public Affairs.
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