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Trump’s Clash With Obama’s Legacy Pits Feds Against Feds


01 Oct 2017
Reprinted with permission.

It isn’t unusual for independent government agencies to have a majority opinion in favor of a previous administration according to Joseph R. Palmore in the Law360 article “Trump’s Clash With Obama’s Legacy Pits Feds Against Feds.”

“Because of the way some independent agencies are structured, there can be a lag time in a new administration’s ability to appoint a majority of the agency,” he said in reference to the Supreme Court case National Labor Relations Board v. Murphy Oil USA Inc. “That has been true here — this is still the Obama NLRB.”

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