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Trump's Deregulation Binge

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Investor's Business Daily covers President Trump's regulatory reform efforts.

With all that was going on last week, maybe you missed this: President Trump has cut 22 regulations for every new one put on the books over the last year. It's a big reason why the economy is perking up.

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The cost savings so far from the effort: Some $8.1 billion in net federal regulatory costs. But the impact on the larger economy is far more significant.

A big reason for this is, as the Competitive Enterprise Institute's Clyde Crews notes, the effort is more far-reaching than it seems. Because the actual deregulation actions taken so far are just a drop in the bucket.

Read the full article at Investor's Business Daily.