From Real Clear Politics:

Those missteps worry Philip Wallach, a researcher at the conservative R Street Institute who told RCP that the “administration’s deregulation rhetoric has sometimes outrun its actual achievements.”

The problem, conservatives will say, precedes the current president and runs back to the days when a professor at Princeton University was arguing for more centralized government to handle the demands of a modernizing world. Wallach, formerly of the liberal Brookings Institute, notes that bureaucracies spent decades “building up layers of regulations.”

“Making significant progress in clearing them away is hard work,” he told RCP, “and while the administration has made some good progress in recent months, there is still much more to be done.”