Peeling back Obama’s ‘onion’: It’s going to take time

The Pittsburgh Tribune discusses President Trump’s executive order on regulation with Wayne Crews. 

Under an executive order by Mr. Trump, every new regulation proposed by a federal agency, such as the Labor Department, has to be followed by eliminating two existing regulations, The Washington Times reports. Trouble is, it’s the type of rules, not just the sheer volume of regulations cut, that matters.

“It is important to focus on eliminating the equivalent regulatory burden rather than a specific number of regulations,” says Clyde Wayne Crews of the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Under Trump’s order, government agencies will have a “cost cap” set by the Office of Management and Budget; agencies will be barred from issuing new rules after reaching their caps.

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