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Trump praises banks for expanding assistance to small businesses

04/07/20

President Trump on Tuesday praised some of the country's largest financial firms for pledging to take new steps to help small businesses disrupted by the coronavirus.

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Warren joins senators seeking Deutsche Bank details on Trump

04/07/20

U.S. senators including Elizabeth Warren, the onetime presidential candidate, are pushing for details from Deutsche Bank about contacts with the family business of President Donald Trump, which has asked the German lender for leniency on some of its loans.

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Trump administration to halt foreclosures as pandemic worsens

03/18/20

The temporary foreclosure moratorium on loans backed by HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac comes after lawmakers and housing advocates had pushed for steps to avoid consumers getting booted from their homes.

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Fed slashes rate, announces new measures to encourage bank lending

03/15/20

The actions include cutting the federal funds rate to between 0% and 0.25% and other steps to ease economic stress from the spread of the coronavirus.

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Trump and Wall Street try to restore calm as market tumult grows

03/11/20

Financial executives who visited the White House pledged to help small businesses and consumers get through any economic damage as the virus continues to spread. They also encouraged the government to support fiscal stimulus policies.

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In tell-all, ex-CFPB chief Cordray claims Trump nearly fired him

02/27/20

The release of Richard Cordray's retrospective of his tenure will come one day before the Supreme Court hears a pivotal case about the leadership structure of the agency.

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Banks need to do more than just complain about credit unions

02/14/20

The entire banking industry needs to join the fight instead of waiting for Congress to act.

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Affordable housing cuts, CFPB funding: Takeaways from Trump budget

02/10/20

The administration proposed to end the housing trust funds now financed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and to subject numerous agencies to the congressional appropriations process, among other things.

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Affordable housing cuts, CFPB funding: Takeaways from Trump budget

02/10/20

The administration proposed to end the housing trust funds now financed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and to subject numerous agencies to the congressional appropriations process, among other things.

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As Trump touts economy, CRA reform looms large

02/05/20

Following the State of the Union speech Tuesday, Republican lawmakers hailed the president's economic record while Democrats continued criticism of an administration plan to reform the Community Reinvestment Act.

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