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on February 28, 2017 in World News

Trump Goes to Next Level, Reverses 1 of Obama’s Biggest Power Grabs

In 2015, former President Barack Obama made one of his biggest grabs for more power at the federal level when his Environmental Protection Agency initially issued what was called the “Waters of the U.S.” rule, which eventually came to be called the “Clean Water Rule,” which essentially granted the feds total control over all “waterways” within the country, regardless of size, utility or navigability. The rule was opposed by Republicans and a majority of the states, many of which filed a lawsuit to stop its implementation. President Donald Trump promised repeatedly on the campaign trail that he would do away with...

In 2015, former President Barack Obama made one of his biggest grabs for more power at the federal level when his Environmental Protection Agency initially issued what was called the “Waters of the U.S.” rule, which eventually came to...

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