After the 2008 crisis, President Obama fought to enact the toughest, most comprehensive set of Wall Street reforms since the Great Depression. They’re designed to protect consumers and ensure that Wall Street can never again take the kinds of risks that crashed our economy the last time.
So what would Trump do? He said he wants to wipe out the tough rules we put on big banks. He said they created — quote — ‘a very bad situation.’ Well he’s got it backwards. The ‘very bad situation’ was millions of families seeing their homes and savings disappear.
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