- Mr. Neil Eggleston, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
- Hon. Michael B. Mukasey, Of Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton
- Hon. Mike J. Rogers, Former Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
- Moderator: Mr. Benjamin Wittes, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution
Presidents since Franklin D. Roosevelt have set 100 days as a target for making early progress on their campaign promises and Donald Trump is no exception. While he hasn’t achieved some of the ambitious goals he set for himself in his “Contract with the American Voter,” there is at least one area where he has done much of what he committed to do, and that is regulation. Since he was inaugurated, President Trump has overturned more than a dozen regulations, rescinded numerous executive actions and established a system of regulatory oversight that, for the first time, incentivizes agencies to evaluate the accumulated stock of regulation before issuing new rules.
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Professional commentators have expressed their surprise at the extent to which the national political establishment has been upended in this election cycle by the populist campaigns of unconventional outsiders. The experts should have seen it coming. The trust and respect that Americans feel for the federal government have been on the decline for years. [Read More]