With Trump’s Signature, Dozens of Obama’s Rules Could Fall – The New York Times

Dozens of major regulations passed recently by the Obama administration — including far-reaching changes on health care, consumer protections and environmental safety — could be undone with the stroke of a pen by Donald J. Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress starting in January, thanks to a little-used law that dates back to 1996.And it comes with a scorched-earth kicker: If the law is used to strike down a rule, the federal agency that issued it is barred from enacting similar regulation again in the future.

Source: With Trump’s Signature, Dozens of Obama’s Rules Could Fall – The New York Times

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