On the last federal workday of 2017, CEI’s Wayne Crews took a look back at the year in regulation. The number of new pages in the Federal Register at the end of 2017 was the lowest since Bill Clinton was president and is a 35% drop from the record Obama set in 2016. Crews also compiled a list of 67 regulations that were eliminated or narrowed under President Trump, compared to a mere three significant rules added in 2017.
The US climate negotiator holding the top UN position there is an Obama hack named Andrew Rakestraw. Rakestraw is an official co-facilitator in the Bonn COP talks, the only US delegate to hold such a high position