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The Trump Administration: Deregulation Like Never Before

The Trump administration is swiftly rolling back regulations from the Obama era and prior. Multinational corporations and conservative groups argue these are positive changes from long-lived, stifling regulations; environmental groups, labor unions, consumer watchdogs and progressives believe the removal of these regulations will thrust the U.S. into another crisis — or crises.

The Trump Administration: Deregulation Like Never Before
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump listens during a news conference after speaking at the TD Convention Center, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

[DIGEST: NYT, Business Insider]

“The deconstruction of the administrative state,” is how U.S. President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon characterized the Trump administration’s assertive efforts at deregulation.

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