January 21st, 2009
10:26 AM ET
8 years ago

Obama Chief of Staff puts a stop to pending Bush regulations

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/01/20/art.rahm0120.gi.jpg caption=" President Obama's Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel issued a government-wide directive Tuesday."]
WASHINGTON (CNN)- President Obama has wasted no time handling the Bush administration's unfinished business.

White House officials tell CNN Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel sent a memo Tuesday to all agencies and departments of the federal government. The memo halts further consideration of pending regulations throughout the government until a legal and policy review can be conducted by the Obama administration.

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