U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Case Status


Docket Number

1:17-cv-00253 RDM


Case Updates

District Court grants motion to dismiss challenges brought to President Trump’s “2 for 1” Executive Order to reduce overregulation

December 20, 2019

The District Court dismissed the complaints for lack of Article III injury. The U.S. Chamber previously filed an amicus briefing, leading a coalition of business groups defending the Executive Order on the merits.

Motion to dismiss granted on standing grounds in challenge to President Trump’s two-for-one executive order

February 26, 2018

Click here to view the order.

U.S. Chamber files brief addressing President Trump’s two-for-one executive order

June 12, 2017

Click here to view the amicus brief filed by the Chamber jointly with the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, American Petroleum Institute, Association of American Railroads, National Association of Manufacturers, and National Federation of Independent Business.

C. Frederick Beckner III, Samuel B. Boxerman, and Ryan C. Morris of Sidley Austin LLP served as co-counsel for the amici.

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