Trump can eviscerate Obama’s policies by dropping lawsuits, revoking memos

trump-obamaForget about waiting for Congress — Donald Trump can eviscerate Obamacare and cripple President Obama’s global warming framework all on his first few days in office by directing policy from the White House and ordering his Justice Department to drop lawsuits that the current administration is pursuing.

Lawyers said getting rid of the government’s mandate that schools allow transgender students to choose their bathrooms could be as simple as retracting an Education Department letter, then letting judges know that is no longer the administration’s position.

Mr. Obama’s 2014 deportation amnesty, which is also the subject of court challenges, could be nixed by revoking the Homeland Security memo that laid out the policy, then telling judges it’s gone. No memo, no case.

It was always the danger lurking in Mr. Obama’s penchant for going it alone and declining to work with Congress — a new president who disagrees with him can quickly reverse many of his big-ticket accomplishments.

“What Obama’s pen and phone giveth, Trump’s Sharpie and Twitter will taketh away,” said Josh Blackman, an associate professor at the South Texas College of Law.

While repealing Obamacare outright would take congressional action, several controversial provisions could quickly be halted. The administration’s ongoing fight with Catholic nuns and other religious charities, demanding that they play a role in opting out of paying for contraceptives, could end.

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    Amber

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    The Washington Times offers some pretty useful suggestions on Trumps options . Trump and his team will govern far better than some MSM will be willing to acknowledge but until Trump has the chance CNN and some others will continue to flame discontent because their promoted horse didn’t come in .
    The internet has allowed people to form their own opinions as a counter foil to
    the media bias of silo newsmakers who have morphed into lobbyists .
    Trump is bound to make mistakes but he got the vote because people are smart enough to look through the political gamesmanship and see who will try for them .
    Can anyone blame the Black community for their anger . No, but Trump
    won’t just pretend to represent hope for a better future he will do his best to address the real concerns and problems the Black community has been dealing with for decades .
    Give the guy’s team a chance but at the end of the day everyone needs to take responsibility to make the USA great again . The beauty of the USA is that at it’s core people are kind , creative and positive . They need to love each other a bit more as a start .

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    Ralph

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    There goes Obama’s legacy.

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