June 2, 2020
Backing Trump, Judge Rejects Challenge Over ‘2-For-1’ Executive Order
A federal district judge has rejected a long-pending suit over President Donald Trump’s 2017 executive order (EO) commanding agencies to balance out each new regulation they issue by identifying two existing rules for repeal, holding that the plaintiffs never identified a specific rule that was delayed or dropped because of the EO. The Dec. 20 decision finds that despite years of fact-finding the plaintiffs in Public Citizen, et al., v. Trump, et al. , including environmentalists, unions and other pro-regulatory...
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