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House Dems urge Trump not to fire CFPB's Cordray


House Democrats sent a letter Tuesday to President-elect Donald J. Trump, urging him to reject calls by Republicans to fire Richard Cordray.


Trump: Puerto Rico Needs to Write Down Debt


The push to empower the territory of Puerto Rico to write down its debts–something supported by the Obama administration, the island’s government, and some Republican leaders in Congress–appeared to gain backing Wednesday from Donald Trump, the likely Republican presidential nominee.

“The problem with Puerto Rico—there’s far, far, far too much debt,” Mr. Trump said in an interview with CNN. “Don’t forget: I’m the king of debt. I love debt… I understand that stuff better than anyone else.”