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General News    H4'ed 7/12/17

The Deep Industry Ties of Trump's Deregulation Teams

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'A campaign to cut government rules is being conducted largely out of public view, often by hires with potential conflicts.Trump ordered his administration to assemble teams to aggressively scale back government regulations. Some appointees are reviewing rules their previous employers sought to weaken or kill;the appointees include lawyers who have represented businesses in cases against government regulators, staff members of political dark money groups, employees of industry-funded organizations opposed to environmental rules and at least three people who were registered to lobby the agencies they now work for. At the Education Department alone, two members of the deregulation team were most recently employed by pro-charter advocacy groups or operators, and one appointee was an executive handling regulatory issues at a for-profit college operator.'

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