Lawmakers Want To Make It Easier For Trump To Repeal ‘Midnight’ Regs
House lawmakers are preparing to pass a bill to make it easier for President-elect Donald Trump to meet his promise of rolling back federal regulations.
Senior House leadership aides told Politico Republicans are planning votes on the REINS Act, which would require Congress to approve major regulations, and allow lawmakers to repeal a slew of “midnight” regulations all at once.
Congress can already use the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to repeal some Obama-era regulations, as will the Midnight Rules Relief Act once it’s signed into law by Trump. That bill passed thought the House in December, but probably won’t go anywhere until the next Congress – READ MORE