Trump planning “very major haircut on Dodd-Frank”
05 April 2017 | 5:05 am
President Trump tells a CEO town hall meeting in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, that "the regulators are running the banks. So we're going to do a very major haircut on Dodd-Frank.
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