Groups Sue To Block Trump's 2-For-1 Regulatory Order

By Evan Weinberger (February 8, 2017, 11:22 AM EST) -- Public interest legal groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration, alleging a January executive order mandating that executive agencies eliminate two regulations for every new one is "irrational" and puts public safety at risk by not considering any beneficial effects of new rules.

The complaint alleges President Donald Trump's executive order to cut regulations, which he can be seen above signing on Jan. 30, doesn't take into account public benefits to new rules. (Credit: AP) The complaint, filed in Washington, D.C., federal district court by Public Citizen, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Communications Workers of America, alleges that President...

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