By Jason Beaubien, Alex Goldmark and Karen Duffin

Every hero has a nemesis. Tom had Jerry. Batman had the Joker. Politicians are no different. Basically every candidate who has ever run for office targets the same enemy: Regulations. Red tape. Rules churned out by the federal bureaucracy that touch on everything from carbon emissions to goat farms to vending machines.

President Trump is no exception. With giant scissors in hand, he has promised to cut existing regulations by, as he puts it, “a lot.” And he’s already claiming victory: “The never ending growth of red tape in America has come to a sudden, screeching and beautiful halt.”

Today on the show, we check on Trump’s progress.

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