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Cryptocurrency adoption on the horizon?  U.S. regulators to back more oversight of virtual currencies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Digital currencies such as bitcoin demand increased oversight and may require a new federal regulatory framework, the top U.S. markets regulators will tell lawmakers at a hotly anticipated congressional hearing on Tuesday. Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and Jay Clayton, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, will […]

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Media Misrepresent Trump Reversal of Obama-Era Mental Health Gun Regulation – Free Beacon

(Washington Free Beacon)  In the wake of the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Tex., a number of media outlets misled their audience on the Trump administration’s reversal of a mental health-related gun regulation from late in the Obama administration. Reporters for CNN, NBC News, and other outlets have framed the February action as President Trump […]

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Mick Mulvaney says Obama had ‘secret’ list of proposed regulations – Washington Times

  (Washington Times) White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney accused the Obama administration Thursday of keeping a “secret list” of proposed regulations during Mr. Obama’s eight-year regulatory onslaught against businesses, and touted President Trump’s rollback of more than 800 Obama-era rules and proposals. Of the 860 rules or proposed rules that the Trump administration has […]

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Trump calls for lower drug prices, fewer regulations in meeting with pharmaceutical executives

(CitizensOutpost) President Trump met with top pharmaceutical company leaders on Tuesday, urging the lowering of “astronomical” drug prices, the decrease in regulations and for more manufacturing to come to the U.S. Trump offered no specific policies, but mentioned increasing competition and “bidding wars” as a way to bring down prices. In the past, he has lashed […]