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Politics Unusual: The Congressional Review Act

President Donald Trump has been using a little-known law, the Congressional Review Act, to wipe away rules and regulations finalized in the last months of the Obama administration.

Political stars don’t always align for this rarely used rule to be effective. But right now, with Republicans in control of both the White House and Congress, the Trump administration is moving quickly to dismantle some core environmental protections put in place by President Obama…

The CRA (Congressional Review Act) gives lawmakers the ability to quickly push bills through and reverse recent regulations by the previous administration with a simple majority, avoiding the possibility of a filibuster.

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