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Sat Aug 26, 2017, 09:54 AM Aug 2017

What Trump has undone


What Trump has undone

This article has been updated with additional items.

President Trump has repeatedly argued that he’s done more than any other recent president. That’s not true, as measured by the amount of legislation he’s been able to sign. It is true, though, that Trump has undone a lot of things that were put into place by his predecessors, including President Barack Obama.

Since Jan. 20, Trump’s administration has enthusiastically and systematically undone or uprooted rules, policies and tools that predated his time in office. Below, a list of those changes, roughly organized by subject area.

Did we miss something? Let us know. (philip.bump@washpost.com)

Withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The trade deal would have established a trade partnership between the United States and countries on the Pacific Rim.

Revoked a rule that expanded the number of people who could earn overtime pay.

Reversal of a rule that would mandate that oil and gas companies report payments to foreign governments. The Securities and Exchange Commission will no longer receive this information.

Ended limits on the ability of states to drug test those seeking unemployment benefits.

Revoked an executive order that mandated compliance by contractors with laws protecting women in the workplace.

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What Trump has undone (Original Post) Panich52 Aug 2017 OP
K&R... spanone Aug 2017 #1
By 2020, What Trump has undone, will be the United States. sarcasmo Aug 2017 #2
How much undoing can the next President undo the same way? n/t NotASurfer Aug 2017 #3
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