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Will the national administrative state as we know it survive? That question has risen to the fore with the advent of the Trump presidency. The President’s chief strategist has proclaimed “deconstructing the administrative state” to be one of the main pillars of the Trump Administration. Philip Rucker & Robert Costa, Bannon Vows a Daily Fight for ‘Deconstruction of the Administrative State,’ WASH. POST (Feb. 23, 2017). Early Trump actions have been notably anti-regulatory, including requirements that agencies repeal two regulations for each new regulation they propose, keep additional regulatory costs at zero, and plan for reorganization.


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