Tag: President Trump
Trump Administration Finds That Deregulation Is Getting Harder and Harder

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:

Impeachment and Presidential Power

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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“Crazy, Stupid” Federal Spending Proposals from Candidates of Both Parties

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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Trump’s Executive Orders Won’t Lower Healthcare Prices, but Deregulation Will

Will using the power of the executive branch bring healthcare prices down? Recent events suggest otherwise.

Can Trump Cut the Office of Personnel Management, or Any Federal Agency?

Cutting the OPM would be a good start, so taxpayers should watch carefully how President Trump makes out with that. 

Trump’s Mexican Poodle

A leader of Latin America’s anti-imperialist left turned into Washington’s docile poodle.

Trump’s Trade Policy—A Reductio ad Absurdum

Apart from practical difficulties and impossibilities, a Trumpian trade triumph, even if it could be achieved, would be a horrible objective to attain.

Reducing the U.S. Government’s Regulatory Burden

Federal regulations and restrictions impose a very large cost on Americans.

FDA To Stop Regulating the Amount of Cherries in Frozen Cherry Pie

The FDA recently committed to deregulating the frozen cherry pie market.

Promises, Promises: Financing President Trump’s Wall

President Trump is going back on his campaign promise of making Mexico pay for “the wall”.

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