President Donald Trump on Monday signed a joint resolution shutting down an Obama administration-era rule that supporters said evened the playing field for law-abiding contractors, but which the current administration said amounted to “blacklisting” easy targets.
House Joint Resolution 37 stated that Congress “disapproves” the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rule and “such rule shall have no force or effect.”
H.J. Res. 37 was part of a package of resolutions signed March 27 by President Trump, which “roll back job killing rules,” said White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer during a press briefing earlier in the day.
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