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Casting Wall Street as Victim, Trump Leads Deregulatory Charge

A decade after the financial crisis, the federal government is easing up its policing of Wall Street and the banking industry, even without actually repealing broad swaths of regulation. The public battle over who will serve as the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — with the White ...

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Drama in Washington Rattles Wall Street, and Stocks Dive

Confidence in President Trump’s agenda to stoke economic growth was questioned Wednesday, as stocks tumbled and the dollar weakened. The sell-off was startling because it followed months of a steadily climbing, tranquil stock market, a rally that came to be known as the Trump bump. And domestic employment and corporate ...

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Keeping Fentanyl Out of the US Will Take More Than a Wall

Last night, President Donald Trump told Congress that by building a big wall along the Mexican border and deporting illegal immigrants, he’ll improve America’s economy and keep illegal drugs off the streets. “We will stop the drugs from pouring into our country and poisoning our youth,” Trump said. “And we ...

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One Certainty of Trump’s Wall: Big Money

It was the border wall that didn’t get built. In 2006, Boeing and a team of other companies won a federal contract to construct a wall to protect the United States border with Mexico, which stretches roughly 2,000 miles, from California to Texas. Five years and about $ 1 billion ...

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