3rd Congressional Hearing On Flint Water Crisis Becomes Partisan, Acrimonious

(March 18, 2016, 2:09 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s third meeting on the crisis of lead in the water in Flint, Mich., on March 17 took on an acrimonious tone as representatives alternately slammed Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy for “failures” that the legislators said necessitated their respective resignations.

Resignations Sought

In his opening statement, Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, condemned the EPA for not acting more quickly to fix the water crisis; he pointed to an internal...
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