Donald Trump

Cheat sheet: Can Trump actually fire Fed's Powell?

12/22/18

Media reports say President Trump is polling advisers on whether he can fire the head of the central bank. He probably can't, but that may not stop him from trying.

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Trump discusses firing Fed's Powell after latest rate hike, sources say

12/22/18

President Donald Trump has discussed firing Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell as his frustration with the central bank chief intensified following this week’s interest-rate hike and months of stock-market losses.

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The border wall fight is killing chances of year-end banking reforms

12/14/18

As Congress moves closer to its Dec. 21 deadline to keep the government funded, the outlook for more financial services regulatory relief continues to worsen.

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'No wonder they've had 12 straight years of losses': Comments of the Week

12/06/18

Readers sound off on the CFPB's name change, whether the Post Office should be allowed to engage in banking services and the FDIC's call to revamp the de novo process.

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Trump can't fire Jerome Powell. Will he try anyway?

11/29/18

The president’s escalating criticism of the central bank might be bluster. But it raises questions about how far he might go and what would happen if he tried to act.

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Trump says he's 'not even a little bit happy' with Fed's Powell

11/27/18

President Trump stepped up his attacks on the Federal Reserve Board and its chairman, Jerome Powell, blaming the central bank for declines in the stock market.

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Maxine Waters vows scrutiny of Trump-Deutsche Bank ties if chair

11/10/18

Democrat Maxine Waters, in line to take over the House Financial Services Committee, told colleagues she would undertake a deep dive into President Donald Trump's "money trail," beginning with ties to Deutsche Bank.

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Bank CEO's fire-and-rehire maneuver reaps windfall at taxpayer expense

11/02/18

A multimillion-dollar deal between Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Stephen Calk was supposed to deliver 400 new jobs to the city. Here’s what really happened.

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Volcker praises Powell as Fed chairman faces attacks from Trump

10/25/18

Legendary former central banker Paul Volcker praised Jerome Powell as the current Federal Reserve chairman faces fire from President Donald Trump for raising interest rates.

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Top Democrat on House banking panel among those targeted with suspicious packages

10/24/18

Authorities intercepted the package sent to the office of Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., on the same that pipe bombs were reportedly sent to former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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