Trump Administration Tackles Regulation

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney takes questions from reporters during a briefing at the White House March 16, 2017. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney takes questions from reporters during a briefing at the White House March 16, 2017. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump is pushing hard on deregulation and has recently ordered his team to rebuild the government from scratch to eliminate inefficiencies that affect...

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