The Huffington Post is reporting that Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, regularly engaged with right-wing conspiracy accounts on social media and “liked” a racist post featuring the Obamas in 2013. The post is a picture of Barack and Michelle Obama at a sports game, appearing to look at a hand holding out a banana. On another occasion, Wheeler retweeted a prominent “Pizzagate” conspiracy theorist, who’s repeatedly claimed Hillary Clinton and other prominent Democrats were running a child sex ring from the back rooms of a Washington, D.C., pizza parlor. Wheeler is a former coal lobbyist and has been the acting head of the EPA since Scott Pruitt resigned in July amid an onslaught of financial and ethics scandals.
Acting EPA Head Andrew Wheeler Amplified Racist & Conspiracy Posts on Social Media
HeadlineOct 10, 2018