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Trump’s 'Two-for-One' Regulation Executive Order

Will the president’s plan to reduce the cost and burden of rules work? And is it even necessary?
Source: Carlos Barria / Reuters

On Monday morning, President Donald Trump signed yet another executive order, following the 17 wide-ranging executive actions enacted during his first week in office. This latest order tackles yet another one of Trump’s campaign talking points and will require federal agencies to cut two existing regulations for every new regulation they implement.

“If there’s a new regulation, they have

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