WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump says he has accepted the resignation of embattled Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. Pruitt has faced an array of ethical questions about his travel spending, security costs, dealings with industry lobbyists and misuse of government resources.
Here's what you should know about Pruitt's background and some of his notable controversies:
Pruitt had denied wrongdoing in the face of multiple congressional and oversight inquiries.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.