Monday, August 22, 2016

Trump says he would eliminate rule that expansively defining 'waters of the United States'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Saturday in Fredericksburg, Va. that he would "eliminate the 'destructive and invasive' waters of the United States rule," Ben Kamisar reports for The Hill. The GOP candidate argued that the regulations are "so extreme it gives federal agencies control over creeks and small streams—even puddles—on private property." (Getty Images: Donald Trump in Fredericksburg, Va.)

Trump also accused Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton of being against jobs that fuel rural economies, Kamisar writes. Trump said, "Hillary Clinton supports every last job-killing Obama regulation and wants to go even further. She wants to put the farmers out of business, just like she wants to put the miners and steel workers out of business." (Read more)

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