“Vocal, powerful, Republican critic of Wall Street rules leaving Congress”


“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Representative Jeb Hensarling, the Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, announced on Tuesday that he would retire from Congress at the end of 2018, marking the exit of Congress’s leading advocate for rolling back strict financial rules.

Hensarling, 60, of Texas, said in a statement that he would not seek re-election, noting that his term as head of the banking panel expires at the same time. He has been a vocal proponent of significant deregulation in the financial sector and an author of sweeping legislation to drastically reduce the regulations imposed on banks.” MORE

“What Trump gets wrong about 401(k)s”


The GOP plan to reform the 401(k) will still hurt the middle class. But not for the reason Trump says.

“Profiles in Tremendousness – Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin: The Daily Show”

“In major setback for businesses, CFPB opens door to consumer class actions”


“Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray told reporters: “My obligation as the Director of the Consumer Bureau is to act for the protection of consumers and in the public interest.” | Getty

“The federal program that can’t be killed — or fixed”


WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 23: United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson appears on SiriusXM’s Town Hall hosted by Armstrong Williams at SiriusXM DC Performance Space on May 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

“Trump Secretly Tried Lifting Sanctions On Russia Immediately After Taking Office”


The White House rushed to lift sanctions that the Obama administration imposed on Russia for interfering in the 2016 election.

“Trump’s Tax Proposal Would Be Ridiculously Good For Rich People”


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