We The People

We The People

Saturday, January 7, 2017

House Passes Legislation to Undo Last Minute Obama Regulations - Leah Barkoukis

House Passes Legislation to Undo Last Minute Obama Regulations - Leah Barkoukis:

"The Obama administration rammed through $44 billion worth of regulations since Donald Trump was elected in November—but this legislation would put an end to ‘midnight rules,’ or those rolled out in the last 60 legislative days of an outgoing administration.

"Because outgoing administrations are no longer accountable to the voters, they are much more prone to issue midnight regulations that fly in the face of the electoral mandate the voters just gave the new, incoming administration," said House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte ahead of the vote. ""