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Obama on pace for a legacy of most red tape

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The Washington Times reports on Wayne Crews's blog post on the 2010 Federal Register's page count. 

The Obama administration is on a course to set a new record for red tape by year’s end.

The 2016 Federal Register hit 75,670 pages on Monday, the ninth-largest on record with still two full months to go, according to Clyde Wayne Crews of the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

In a blog post, Mr. Crews said the highest page count ever in the Federal Register was Mr. Obama’s 81,405 pages in 2010.

“It is obvious that this figure will easily be surpassed, probably before December,” he wrote.

By year’s end, seven of the top 10 thickest Federal Registers will belong to Mr. Obama, he predicted.

Read the full article at The Washington Times