Saturday, July 22, 2017

GOOD TRUMP: Trump Has Repealed Hundreds Of Obama-Era Regulations

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While President Donald Trump struggles to push through health care reform, his administration has successfully withdrawn hundreds of Obama-era regulations, according to the latest federal regulatory agenda.
The White House Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) “Unified Agenda” now lists “deregulatory actions” taken by federal agencies. So far, the Trump administration has withdraw 469 regulations proposed in the Obama administration’s final regulatory agenda in 2016.
On top of that, federal agencies delayed 282 regulations going through the rule making process and halted rulemaking for another 109 regulations. OMB also reports a 50 percent drop in “economically significant” regulations — rules costing $100 million or more.
“Government is using muscles it hasn’t used in a really long time, exposing and removing redundant and unnecessary regulation,” OMB Director Mick Mulvaney said in a statement.
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