Trump Administration

A Primer on Midnight Regulations

A Primer on Midnight Regulations

As Biden’s inauguration approaches, regulators race against the clock to finalize rules.

Whose American History?

Whose American History?

President Trump signs an executive order to encourage a focus on liberty in public school history curricula.

The Midnight Regulation to End Regulations

The Midnight Regulation to End Regulations

HHS proposes to sunset thousands of regulations, endangering the public and the health care industry.

Deceptive Deregulation

Deceptive Deregulation

The Trump Administration’s claims about its deregulatory accomplishments do not withstand scrutiny.

A Decade of Political Swings, and Consistency

A Decade of Political Swings, and Consistency

Presidential administrations have taken dramatically different approaches to regulation over the last ten years.

Reason Trumps Pretext

Reason Trumps Pretext

Requiring government institutions to engage in reasoned decision-making mitigates actions made in bad faith.

A Dream Deferred

A Dream Deferred

An uncertain future awaits the federal program designed to benefit children of immigrants.

Legitimacy, Not Force, Is Key to Presidential Power

Legitimacy, Not Force, Is Key to Presidential Power

President Donald J. Trump’s response to police violence and peaceful protests undermines governmental legitimacy.

Undoing the Regulatory Policies of the Trump Administration

Undoing the Regulatory Policies of the Trump Administration

The Administration has taken an aggressive approach in using legal tools to advance its regulatory agenda.

The Trump Administration’s Pandemic Response Is Structured to Fail

The Trump Administration’s Pandemic Response Is Structured to Fail

Poor organizational choices have hampered the government’s management of COVID-19.

Trump’s Regulatory Budgeting Experiment Has Categorically Failed

Trump’s Regulatory Budgeting Experiment Has Categorically Failed

The Trump Administration’s 1-in-2-out policy is more of an ineffective symbol than an action toward deregulation.

Proposed EPA Rule May Permit More Toxic Water Pollution

Proposed EPA Rule May Permit More Toxic Water Pollution

EPA’s proposed relaxation of a rule restricting water pollution from coal plants generates controversy.