Trump Said to Provide Update on His 2-for-1 Deregulation Program
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. President Donald Trump will provide an update on his drive to curb and scale back regulations at a White House event Thursday, according to an administration official.
Trump, just days after taking office last January, signed a directive ordering his department heads to kill two regulations for each new one they issue and to cap the costs of new rules. He has vowed to slash unnecessary, "job-killing" rules across the federal government.
The 2:30 p.m. event is to be held in the Roosevelt Room at the White House. His progress report comes as the administration gets ready to release a study on the burden of regulations on businesses and taxpayers.
©2017 Bloomberg L.P.