One of the 2016 campaign promises was to undo or reverse many of the regulations and rules imposed by Barack Obama. One-by-one, congressional Republicans have reversed all but one of the last-minute Obama regulations. Even with Democrat opposition, Republicans have been able to accomplish and fulfil some of their promises and are still working to keep others.
Final score: Republicans 14, Barack Obama’s last-minute regulations, one.
Congressional Republicans anxious to show voters they can get something done are hailing their reversal of more than a dozen Obama-era regulations on guns, the internet and the environment.
Over a few months, lawmakers used an obscure legislative rule to ram through changes that will have far-reaching implications for the coal industry, broadband customers, hunters and women seeking health care at Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.
The deadline for scuttling the rules that Democrat Obama imposed during his final months in office was last Thursday. The 1996 Congressional Review Act had given Republicans the power to make the changes with a simple majority, within a set time…
Hopefully, congressional Republicans will continue to reverse the remaining Obama regulation and a number of anti-American legislation passed by the Democrats under Obama’s reign. With Trump in the White House, they don’t have to fear that their efforts will be vetoes in the Oval Office as would have happened with Obama.