Britany Riley  //  8/27/17  //  Topic Update

Here is a list of policies and rules that the Trump Administration has discarded (WaPo). 

Having the independent voice of the Congressional Budget Office is more important than everargues Steven Rattner in the New York Times.

History is replete with examples of the failure of American protectionism; unless our policymakers quickly relearn this history, we may be doomed to repeat itargues Scott Lincicome at Cato at Liberty.

President Trump's outsized control over regulatory policy lacks checks and balances, argues Dan Farber on LegalPlanet.

Lawmakers pressed the Department of Transportation for details over its recent decision to abandon sleep apnea screening for truck, train, and bus operators (The Hill). 

The Federal Trade Commission will not block a proposed merger between Whole Foods and Amazon (Ars TechnicaWaPo). 

Several members of President Trump’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council resigned (The Hill).

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

The Government Accountability Office will investigate alleged fraud during the comment period on the FCC's proposed net neutrality rules. President Trump's decision to allow agencies with leftover funding to remain open during the government shutdown may have been illegal.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

A federal judge denies Leandra English's motion for a preliminary injunction in the dispute over who is acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

A federal judge denied Leandra English's request for a temporary restraining order in the fight over who is the acting director of the CFPB.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School