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The Administrative State: Reagan, Trump, and Biden

This April, NCLA’s Lunch and Law panel speaker series featured special guest Deputy Director William Perry Pendley. From his time as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy and Minerals under former President Ronald Reagan, to his elevation to Deputy Director of the Bureau of Land Management Policy and Programs by former President Donald Trump in 2019, Mr. Pendley has seen and done it all.

Deputy Director Pendley sat down with NCLA’s own Harriet Hageman to discuss how things have changed since his days in the Reagan Administration, what it was like to serve under former President Trump, and his ideas for how we might fight against the Biden Administration’s regulatory overreach.