POLITICO Quotes Amit Narang on the Democrats’ Use of the Congressional Review Act

By Anthony Adragna

“Veterans of regulatory policy defended the Democrats’ tactics, saying factors such as the new circumstances caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to the willingness of the courts to toss out Trump regulations have reduced the need to invoke the CRA this year.”

“The Biden administration to its credit has already put a huge legislative win on the board and it’s one that’s going to help Americans for years, if not decades,’ said Amit Narang, a regulatory policy advocate with Public Citizen who has called for aggressive use of the law. ‘That justifiably took up a lot of time and resources. Given that, there’s no doubt the Democrats were going to use the CRA less than the Republicans did.”

 

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