LATEST SENATOR BROWN
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – ranking member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, and a member of the Finance Committee – issued the following statement today after news reports that President Trump plans to issue executive orders aimed at dismantling key Wall Street reforms enacted after the 2008 financial crisis, and take steps toward rolling back crackdowns on corporate tax loopholes.
“After the 2008 financial crisis almost destroyed our economy, Wall Street reform put tools in place to protect working Americans from once again bailing out ‘too-big-to fail’ banks and financial institutions. Any actions to undermine these protections encourage Wall Street’s risky behavior and leave taxpayers and our economy exposed to another catastrophe,” Brown said.
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