Trump tapping Washington, Wall Street veterans for top jobs

President-elect Donald Trump is tapping a trio of nominees with deep ties to Washington and Wall Street to fill out his Cabinet, including former Goldman Sachs executive Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary. On Tuesday, Trump also chose Georgia Rep. Tom Price to oversee the nation’s health care system, picking a fierce “Obamacare” critic who has championed efforts to privatize Medicare. […]

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Why the rise of Donald Trump has even Wall Street worried

Sandwiched between the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve, Donald Trump’s 70-story skyscraper here has put the real estate developer literally in the center of the financial world. Shuffling out of the Trump Building recently, Robert Austin, who has spent nearly 30 years helping put together multibillion-dollar bond deals, throws a passing glance at the billionaire’s name sketched in […]

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Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton hasn’t stood up to Wall Street

Sen. Bernie Sanders said Hillary Clinton hasn’t shown courage in standing up to Wall Street power. The Democratic presidential candidate, during a Wednesday interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, said America needs a president to stand up to the “billionaire class” and Wall Street. “Do I think Hillary Clinton or many other senators have shown the courage that is necessary to stand […]

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Elizabeth Warren Praises Aspects Of Hillary Clinton’s Wall Street Reform Plan

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) commended Hillary Clinton on Monday for proposing stronger regulations on Wall Street banks. Clinton noted in a New York Times op-ed published earlier that day that Republicans “are working to attach damaging deregulation riders to the must-pass spending bill,” as well as “trying to undo constraints on risk at some of the largest and most complex […]

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House Democrats Upset Over Proposed Rollback of Wall Street Regulation

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday night that she was “hopeful” the House would pass a bill to avert a government shutdown once lawmakers read the final language. But now it appears that top House Democrats have read the bill, and they’re furious with provisions that roll back the Dodd-Frank financial regulation law passed in the aftermath of the […]

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