Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Bush stiffs Congress; puts anti-regulatory zealot in charge of federal regulations

As we have long feared and predicted, the White House has stiffed Congress and named anti-regulatory zealot Susan Dudley to become head of the White House Office of Management and Budget's regulatory office.

Dudley was given what is called a recess appointment. That basically means the President in effect dissed Congress, which had refused to confirm Dudley because of her radical anti-environmental approaches. This way, Dudley can take office without being confirmed.

Here's more from our friends at OMB Watch:

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