EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao made the decision in a joint declaration just moments before President Trump was supposed to discuss the rollback at an event in Michigan.
"These standards are costly for automakers and the American people," Pruitt said in a statement. "We will work with our partners at [the Department of Transportation] to take a fresh look to determine if this approach is realistic. This thorough review will help ensure that this national program is good for consumers and good for the environment." The Washington Examiner has more here > Pruitt, Chao reverse 'costly' auto rules