Writing at the Washington Post, economics columnist Robert J. Samuelson considers the president’s track record on his deregulatory agenda and sees slower progress ahead. First, though, he notes several successes of deregulation:
It is easy to conclude that the impeachment proceedings against President Trump are politically motivated. Both the House and Senate appear split on the issue along party lines, so the outcome that the president is impeached by the House but not convicted by the Senate seems a forgone conclusion. The Constitution is vague enough...
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Thanks to the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019, which has been described as “the worst budget deal in history,” the U.S. government will spend $57.9 trillion over the next 10 years, with $12.2 trillion of that spending requiring new borrowing that will add to the U.S. government’s bloated $22.7 trillion national debt. Those already...
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Will using the power of the executive branch bring healthcare prices down? Recent events suggest otherwise.
Cutting the OPM would be a good start, so taxpayers should watch carefully how President Trump makes out with that.
A leader of Latin America’s anti-imperialist left turned into Washington’s docile poodle.
Apart from practical difficulties and impossibilities, a Trumpian trade triumph, even if it could be achieved, would be a horrible objective to attain.
Federal regulations and restrictions impose a very large cost on Americans.
The FDA recently committed to deregulating the frozen cherry pie market.
President Trump is going back on his campaign promise of making Mexico pay for “the wall”.