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  1. List of paraphrases for "red-tape":

    bureaucracy, bureaucratic

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  1. Stephen McColgan:

    You know, the red tape in the FDA and President Trump has been trying to cut through it, you know, its always sort of the red tape of government moves slowly.

  2. Greg Adams:

    I trusted that there was a system in place in 2010 when I wrote his letter of recommendation and then basically what you find over time is there's a bunch of bureaucratic red tape in a deeply flawed system, in my case, nobody's really asked me a question about whether Moneer is somebody that I would trust – which I have over and over again – with my life.

  3. Kelly Townsend:

    It has to be a common sense, healthy balance of little bit of red tape but not a lot in order to keep people safe.

  4. Shoshana Bernstein:

    It was such a disconnect. They were so dedicated and committed and compassionate about public health, but there was so much red tape and processes that there didn't seem to be a structure for pivoting from 'that's a great idea' to actually making it happen.

  5. Florian Hense:

    The United States is starting to cause more red tape on tech companies. This will affect all companies that do business with tech, and that will cause a ripple effect in Europe.


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