March 5, 2021
Revoke Round-Up: Biden Administration Nixes Several Trump Era Policies
On February 24th, President Biden signed an Executive Order (EO) revoking many of President Trump’s presidential actions, in addition to earlier measures taken to roll back Trump-era policies. This order did away with five EOs and two memorandums from the former Administration on topics including regulation of the U.S. financial system, economic recovery from the pandemic, expanding apprenticeships and delegation of authority. Rolling back a previous president’s EO is fairly common; every president since President Ronald Reagan has revoked his predecessor’s orders. President Biden has chosen to target policies that could weaken the ACA, pose additional barriers to social service support or increase regulatory burdens. For a full list of revoked Trump-era EOs, click here; [included is] more on the reasoning behind these reversals…
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