White House Atty: Chevron Deference A Priority For Judges

Law360, Washington (February 22, 2018, 5:18 PM EST) -- President Donald Trump has prioritized rolling back the "administrative state," White House Counsel Don McGahn said Thursday, and part of that is looking at potential judicial nominees' experience with government regulation and major guideposts like Chevron deference.

Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, McGahn said that Trump is looking for judges "who stand strong in the face of adversity" for the more than 100 remaining judicial vacancies across the country. Finding those judges has been a major priority in the Trump White House, he said, and the "flip side of the same coin" of the president's efforts...

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