A Big Trump Success: Deconstruction of The Regulatory State

President Trump signs executive order in his first 10 days of office to curb government regulations.

President Trump signs executive order in his first 10 days of office to curb government regulations.
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One huge Trump achievement  only marginally commented upon by the news media has been the beginnings of his deconstruction of the regulatory state, aka the administrative state. Republicans may have failed so far to repeal and replace Obamacare, and passage of tax reform in the U.S. Senate might look problematical, but at least in bringing down the cost of the regulatory state and bringing us back to a more constitutionally sound government, Trump has racked up solid successes.

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