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While liberals have been visibly protesting Trump's actions like the Muslim ban, Russian connections to Trump associates, and deportations, Republicans and Trump in the meantime have been quietly rolling back regulations in a big way.
New York Times, March 5, 2017: Leashes Come Off Wall Street, Gun Sellers, Polluters and More
According to the New York Times, Republicans in Congress and agencies have delayed, suspended or reversed more than 90 regulations since President Trump took office. And dozens more rules could be eliminated in the next few weeks in what Steve Bannon has described as the Trump administration's intent to "deconstruct the administrative state".
In many cases the changes are in response to corporate lobbyists and trade association executives requests. As the authors note, "On a near daily basis, regulated industries are now sending in specific requests to the Trump administration for more rollbacks, including recent appeals from 17 automakers to rescind an agreement to increase mileage standards for their fleets, and another from pharmaceutical industry figures to reverse a new rule that tightens scrutiny over the marketing of prescription drugs for unapproved uses."
"The Business Roundtable , which represents some of the nation’s largest corporations and is led by Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, in mid-February gave Mr. Trump a wish list of 16 rules it wanted killed, including the mandatory disclosure of how much chief executives are paid ..."
This is what Democrats need to be enraged about and protesting. Our candidates for elected office need to make noise about how Trump and his corporate cronies are having a free for all in rolling back Obama era regulations that effect the health and prosperity of middle class workers. It is Bannon's "deconstruction of the administrative state" and few people notice.