White Paper

Five ways the Biden Administration Could Rescind or Reverse the Trump Administration’s Regulatory Actions

November 13, 2020

Various media outlets are reporting that President-elect Joe Biden already has plans to sign a series of executive orders shortly after being sworn into office in January. While some of these planned executive orders will immediately reverse agency action taken by the Trump administration over the past four years, rescinding or reversing other Trump administration rules and policies may require additional procedures—and more time—to implement. 

In this white paper, we explore five key ways in which the incoming Biden administration could reverse the Trump administration’s regulatory actions, ranging from issuing executive orders and regulatory freezes, to adopting interim final rules, revising litigation and enforcement priorities, and invoking the Congressional Review Act.

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