WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Chairman and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey released the following statement concerning President Trump's Executive Order instructing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers to review the WOTUS rule:
"The executive order issued today by President Trump is a significant step towards rolling back Obama-era regulatory overreach. The Waters of the United States rule is a violation of private property rights and the rule of law. Stopping WOTUS is essential to getting America's economy growing again."
About RAGA: The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) is the only national organization whose mission is electing Republicans to the Office of State Attorney General. In 2016 Republican attorneys general maintained their national majority, increasing the number of GOP attorneys general to 29. Over the course of the 2015-2016 cycle, RAGA raised a historic high of more than $23 million to support investments in campaigns across the country.