"We are moving forward to address climate change," EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said.
"You are the nominee to be head of the Environmental Protection Agency. You just, in your opening statement, did not mention the words 'climate change,'" said Sanders.
"The Clean Water Act is one of our most important environmental laws, and this attempt to limit its protections will threaten the drinking water for tens of millions of people.”
The president appeared to confuse the concepts of weather and climate.
Wheeler took over from Scott Pruitt after Pruitt resigned following a string of scandals and misconduct allegations.
The issue existed in a feature that let users search existing FOIA records.
The EPA secretary set up a call with the fast-food chain's top executive last year for a "business opportunity."
"There must be 60 hotels in Washington. I don't believe the mattresses in the Trump hotel are any better. This is just weird," Richard Painter said.
Trumponomics is a thin veneer of an excuse for giving America's rich whatever they want, while sticking it to everyone else.
The new allegations come from a former staffer who worked on Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
Pruitt has had a "consistent disregard for transparency from the time he was attorney general to his time as EPA administrator," the leader of a watchdog group said.
Powerful polluters want the Trump administration to make coal ash great again, and they are about to make it happen.
Lobbyists with the energy sector have pushed the EPA to scrap the Obama-era water rules for months.
The agency is gutting research focused on such products.
Meanwhile, EPA Admin Scott Pruitt racked up $90,000 in travel bills last June alone.
Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, cares much more about his next political office than he does about melting ice caps or ozone levels.
Advocacy groups have accused the Environmental Protection Agency administrator of "thwarting meaningful public participation."
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker asked EPA Admin Scott Pruitt about the proposal in a hearing on Tuesday.
The EPA has been posting signs with images of Trump and Scott Pruitt that brag about deregulation. Employees say it feels like a slap in the face.
The agency credited EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt with tripling the number of sites fully or partially removed from the Superfund's National Priorities List in 2017.
Pruitt's actions provide a glimpse into what he means by "environmental stewardship."
Many of the vacated positions remain unfilled.
One official also notes odd smells emerging from the agency water fountains.
He was confirmed in a 49-47 vote on Thursday.
Pitting mosquitoes against mosquitoes just might work.