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In Victory for Trump, Congress Approves Dodd-Frank Rollback

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Congress moved Tuesday to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House voted 258-159 to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law, notching a legislative win for President...
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Dodd-Frank overhaul doesn't weaken rules put in place to prevent financial crisis: Barney Frank

Dodd-Frank overhaul doesn't weaken rules put in place to prevent financial crisis: Barney Frank

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The rollback of bank rules doesn't "in any way" weaken regulations for the largest banks, says Barney Frank.
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