Your Call: Beyond the Tweets, Trump is fundamentally reshaping government

Aug 22, 2017

  

While Donald Trump’s outrageous tweets and speeches make headline news, his administration is fundamentally reshaping US health, safety, and environmental rules. A New York Times series explores the “reshaping of regulations under the Trump administration.” Every week, Politico reports on “5 things Trump did while you weren’t looking.”

From regulation rollbacks and industry ties within the EPA to losses in worker safety protection, what are the most important stories flying under the radar? And who are you turning to for coverage that goes beyond the tweets? Join the conversation on the next Your Call.

Guests:

Eric Lipton, investigative reporter for the New York Times

Danny Vinik, assistant editor of The Agenda at Politico

Amit Narang, regulatory policy advocate with Public Citizen

Web Resources:

NY Times: Trump Rules: A series examining the reshaping of regulations under the Trump administration

Politico series: Five Things Trump Did While You Weren’t Looking

 

Public Citizen: Regulatory Policy Page

 

Public Citizen: Deregulation for Sale

 

ProPublica: Secrecy and Suspicion Surround Trump’s Deregulation Teams

 

Common Dreams: Red Alert: Team Trump Unveils Anti-Planet, Anti-Worker Corporate Wish List

Mother Jones: Trump and His Family Are Draining the Secret Service’s Budget