Trump’s Regulatory Clampdown Called More Flash Than Substance

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President Donald Trump’s crackdown on federal regulations could take months, if not years, to implement and likely faces costly court challenges. The executive order, which Trump signed on Monday, requires that federal agencies and departments identify at least two existing federal rules that can be eliminated every time they issues a new regulation. It also seeks to dramatically limit the cost of rules, declaring that the total price tag of new final regulations combined with repealed regulations “shall be no greater than zero” in fiscal year 2017.

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