Suggestion for Reporters: April 28, 2022

It would be good to know how many of Trump’s deregulations the Democrats have restored in financial., environmental, and labor areas. The New York Times once had a chart of all the degradations that Trump had issued weakening environmental regulations. It would be good to see what the Democrats have restored or repealed.

What is the situation in Congress on requiring the Pentagon to provide an auditable budget to the GAO? There are bills in Congress that haven’t gone anywhere that have been supported by Democrats and Republicans, and promises that have gone unfulfilled by Secretaries of Defense. We need an update on the Pentagon violating the 1992 federal law requiring auditable budgets to be presented to the Congress. Every other department and agency is in compliance.