Republican leaders to Obama administration: Stop enacting new regulations

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Republican leadership in Congress asked government agencies to not move forward on new regulations during the transition period, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday.

McCarthy noted a similar request was made by the incoming Obama administration in 2008.

President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign has promised “a temporary moratorium on all new regulation, canceling overarching executive orders and a thorough review to identify and eliminate unnecessary regulations that kill jobs and bloat government,” according to the official transition website.

CNN has reached out to the White House for response.