October 20, 2017

Trump Cuts Federal Regulations To Levels Not Seen Since Reagan Administration

President Donald Trump has cut the federal regulatory burden to levels that took the Reagan administration years to achieve, according to a new report. A report by the libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) found the Trump administration cut the number of pages in the Federal Register 32 percent in the first nine months of this […]

Seven regulations targeted by Trump.

President Trump has spent his first months in office working to fulfill his campaign pledge of rolling back regulations. On the campaign trail, Trump said that as many as 70 percent of federal agency regulations could be eliminated by his administration. While the conservative American Action Forum has argued it’s “likely impossible” for Trump to […]

Trump signs order reducing regulations

President Trump on Monday signed an executive order aimed at rolling back regulations, fulfilling one of his campaign pledges. Federal agencies will need to revoke two regulations for every new regulation they request. Administration officials told The Associated Press that they are calling the new directive a “one in, two out” plan. The new executive […]

Trump Wants to Cut 75 Percent of Regulations

President Trump said Monday that regulations are “out of control,” which is why he plans to cut 75 percent of them. “We’re going to be cutting regulation massively,” Trump said during a meeting with business leaders. “We think we can cut regulations by 75 percent, maybe more.” The president’s statement echoes calls he made on the […]

Trump says he’s about to cut taxes and regulations ‘massively’

According to Politico, during a visit by business leaders to the White House, President Donald Trump informed them that he would be cutting taxes and regulations left behind by previous administrations “massively.” Present at the meeting were the executives of Ford Motor Company, Johnson and Johnson, Lockheed Martin, U.S. Steel, and more. “We are going […]

House Passes Legislation to Undo Last Minute Obama Regulations

House Republicans passed legislation Wednesday that would give Congress the power to overturn dozens of recently enacted regulations with a single vote. The Obama administration rammed through $44 billion worth of regulations since Donald Trump was elected in November—but this legislation would put an end to ‘midnight rules,’ or those rolled out in the last […]

Obama sets new record for regulations, 527 pages in just one day

President Obama has just set a new record for rules and regulations, his administration spitting out 527 pages worth in just one day, as he races to put his fingerprint on virtually every corner of American life and business. According to the Competitive Enterprise Institute, the administration has just shattered the old record for pages […]

Trump targets taxes, regulations in economic speech in Detroit

DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Monday sought to regain momentum with an economic speech in which he floated new tax breaks and cuts to regulation, as protesters repeatedly interrupted him. Trump said his plan would include imposing a temporary moratorium on new federal regulations, reducing rates for income and corporate taxes, […]

Trump wants to help U.S. businesses by lifting slew of regulations: CNBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outlined economic policy initiatives on Thursday that he would pursue if elected to the White House in November, including refinancing longer-term U.S. debt, lowering taxes and scrapping a slew of federal regulations. The Manhattan real estate mogul said his aim would be to clear the way for […]

Obama’s ‘updated’ Cuba regulations: The ongoing pursuit of a failed policy of surrender to the apartheid Castro regime

Via Capitol Hill Cubans: On Obama’s “Updated” Cuba Regulations This morning, the Obama Administration announced “updates” to its January 2015 Treasury and Commerce regulations easing sanctions towards the Cuban dictatorship. These “updates” reflect the Obama Administration’s frustration at the strong, bipartisan opposition it has faced in Congress to any lifting of sanctions towards Cuba, which […]

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