Accuracy in Media

Trump Administration, GOP Senate have Cut 20.8 Million Paperwork Burden Hours, $501 Million in Regulatory Costs

The Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Senate have cut back regulations and paperwork in government, per the American Action Forum (AAF): …the Senate was able to disapprove four regulations that resulted in $501 million in regulatory cost savings. According to AAF calculations, as of last week, the per capita regulatory burdens for 2017 now stands […]

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Think Tank is Skeptical of CBO’s Scoring of GOP Obamacare Replacement Plan

The American Action Forum (AAF) was skeptical about the Congressional Budget Office’s scoring of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Obamacare replacement plan put forward by the Republicans in the House of Representatives: …[T]he Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its score of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), also known as Obamacare repeal and replace. CBO’s […]

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Analysis: Trump’s Initial Budget Proposal a Step in the Right Direction, but Obama’s Cuts will be Hard to Overcome in Short-Term

From the American Action Forum: The White House this week announced President Trump’s intention to raise the defense budget by $54 billion, which on its surface sounds like a step toward fulfilling his campaign promise to rebuild the American military. In reality, however, the additional funding is an insufficient increase to address the military’s readiness […]

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Obamacare by the Numbers

The American Action Forum (AAF), in an e-mail newsletter, broke down the numbers about repealing and replacing Obamacare: Republicans are reported to have their collective knickers in a communal twist as they seek to put together Obamacare repeal/replace legislation. As a roadmap to the issue, it might be useful to review some of the key numbers relevant […]

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March 2017

3/16/2017 - Trump Administration, GOP Senate have Cut 20.8 Million Paperwork Burden Hours, $501 Million in Regulatory Costs

3/15/2017 - Think Tank is Skeptical of CBO’s Scoring of GOP Obamacare Replacement Plan

3/7/2017 - Analysis: Trump’s Initial Budget Proposal a Step in the Right Direction, but Obama’s Cuts will be Hard to Overcome in Short-Term

3/7/2017 - Obamacare by the Numbers

December 2016

12/23/2016 - Government’s Regulatory Paperwork has Increased to Over 11.5 Billion Hours

November 2016

11/29/2016 - Liberal Media Glanced Over Obama’s $5 Billion in Regulations Pre-Thanksgiving