Trump cuts red tape as he pushes for deregulation

President Trump vowed to cut the number of federal regulations at an event on Dec. 14, 2017. Trump stood next to stack of papers meant to represent regulations that are holding back American industry and cut red tape.
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President Trump vowed to cut the number of federal regulations at an event on Dec. 14, 2017. Trump stood next to stack of papers meant to represent regulations that are holding back American industry and cut red tape.

Franco Ordoñez is a White House correspondent for the McClatchy Washington Bureau with a focus on immigration and foreign affairs. He previously covered Latin American affairs for the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald. He moved to Washington in 2011 after six years at the Charlotte Observer covering immigration and working on investigative projects for The Charlotte Observer.