Trump Wants to Cut Regulations by 75 Percent. Former Agency Lawyers Are Skeptical.

, The National Law Journal


President Donald Trump has vowed to cut federal regulations by 75 percent to drive business growth, boasting about that number—"maybe more," he said—at a White House meeting this week with chief executives of a dozen U.S. companies, including Ford Motor Co. and Dell Technologies Inc. Lawyers who served in top positions at federal agencies during the Barack Obama and George W. Bush administrations, however, are skeptical.

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