Trump Just Put All Crooked Judges On Notice With Sudden Executive Order Overnight – He’s Had it!


President Trump is making America great once again! On Tuesday of this week, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at tightening his administration’s control over regulatory judges. This order allows agency heads to directly hire administrative law judges.

These judges are the ones who rule on legal issues which encompass legal issues relating to government regulations. Previously all these appointments had to go through the Office of Personnel Management but earlier this year SCOTUS ruled judges should be considered “inferior officers” even though before they fell into the category of regular employees. Which will allow agency heads that are political appointees to make hires.

According to Politico, there are roughly 2k judges employed in the government, most of which are in the Social Security Administration.

Here is more via The Hill: “President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order aimed at tightening his administration’s control over regulatory judges.

The order allows agency heads to directly hire administrative law judges, the officials who rule on legal issues related to government regulations.

Previously, appointments had to go through the Office of Personnel Management, but the Supreme Court ruled earlier this year that the judges should be considered “inferior officers” rather than regular employees, which will allow agency heads that are political appointees to make hires.

There are about 2,000 of the judges employed throughout the government, primarily in the Social Security Administration, according to a Politico report.

The order will also make it easier for the Trump administration to fire the judges, and follows the president’s May directives that made it easier to fire federal employees.

The White House said in a statement that the order “reduces legal uncertainty” about judges’ appointments, and pre-empts arguments that their decisions should be overturned.

The executive order is another step in Trump’s fight against the regulatory state. Trump has vowed to dramatically roll back federal regulations, one of his campaign promises, and signed an executive order in January requiring agencies to revoke two regulations for every new one.”

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