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DOJ fights states’ bid to join suit over Trump's '2-for-1' rule order

July 11, 2018
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is asking a judge to block California and Oregon from intervening in the suit over President Donald Trump’s “2-for-1” executive order that requires EPA and other agencies to target two existing policies for repeal before enacting a new rule, claiming the order has no special effect on states that would justify their intervention. DOJ’s July 9 filing in Public Citizen, et al., v. Trump, et al. , also says that the states waited too long...

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