The Washington Post reports: The Trump administration has stripped enforcement powers away from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau office that specializes in pursuing cases against financial firms for breaking discrimination laws, according to two people familiar with the matter and emails reviewed by The Washington Post. The move comes about two months after President Trump installed.
Facebook and Google's parent company Alphabet are among the tech giants pushing a congressional bid to reverse the Trump administration's plan to repeal Obama-era Net Neutrality rules that protect the open internet. (more…)
Legal challenge could provide first sign of consumer enforcement shift under the Trump administration
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is reconsidering key rules enacted last year that would have protected consumers against harmful payday lenders. The bureau, which came under control of the Trump administration late last yea...
A Treasury Department report on deregulation calls for stripping the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of its supervisory and examination authority.