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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Once Upon a Mattress

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt reportedly instructed an aide to perform several personal tasks, including purchasing a used mattress from the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Source: Carlos Barria / Reuters

-Written by Elaine Godfrey (@elainejgodfrey)


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