Big Government Is Crippling Puerto Rico’s Recovery. Here’s How Trump Can Fix It.

This past week, the Jones Act became the poster child for everything that is wrong with government regulation — an outdated law hampering Puerto Rico’s ability to get the critical supplies it needs following a disastrous hurricane. Thankfully, President Trump responded to the storm by waiving this archaic regulation temporarily, but in order to assist Puerto Rico in a timely recover, this rule needs to be more than paused — it must be repealed. As Josh Siegel of the Washington Examiner explained, the Jones Act is a 1920s-era law that: …prohibits tankers from hauling oil between U.S. ports unless those