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20,642 New Regulations Added in the Obama Presidency - Obama Raided $500M for Zika to Finance UN's Green Climate Fund

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20,642 New Regulations Added in the Obama Presidency - Obama Raided $500M for Zika to Finance UN's Green Climate Fund

May 24, 2016
On Capitol Hill today, conservative lawmakers will take aim at the IRS, holding a hearing focused on IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. Phil Wegmann looks at the campaign for his impeachment. Ryan T. Anderson and Roger Severino urge conservatives to consider how they can push back against the administration's rewriting of Title IX. Plus: James Gattuso and Diane Katz on the growth of regulations, Sen. James Lankford on more fiscal irresponsibility from Obama, and the latest in a think tank's battle against the Virgin Islands attorney general.
Analysis

20,642 New Regulations Added in the Obama Presidency


More than $22 billion per year in new regulatory costs were imposed on Americans last year, pushing the total burden for the Obama years to exceed $100 billion annually.
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Commentary

3 Ways Conservative Lawmakers Should Fight Obama's Bathroom Directive


The Obama administration is rushing to impose a top-down solution on the entire country. In response, Congress should act to preserve the right of the American people to make policies that will best serve all members of their community.
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Commentary

Obama Raided $500M for Zika to Finance UN's Green Climate Fund


Congress refused to allocate funding for the U.N. Climate Change Fund last year, so the president used this account designated for international infectious diseases to pay for his priority.
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News

Ben Shapiro Fights Back Against College Campus Free Speech Crackdowns


"Free speech on college campuses, particularly publicly-sponsored campuses, [is] not merely a necessity, it's a right," said conservative journalist Ben Shapiro.
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News

Congress Takes Next Step to Impeach IRS Chief


Today, the House Judiciary Committee plans to hear testimony and examine charges that John Koskinen obstructed a congressional investigation into the agency's treatment of conservative groups.
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News

Virgin Islands AG Withdraws Climate Change Subpoena Against Think Tank


The withdrawal "only strengthens our claim that this subpoena was a constitutional outrage from the very beginning, violating our right to free speech and our donors' right to confidentiality, and threatening the right of all Americans to express views that go against some party line," said Sam Kazman, the general counsel for the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
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