By Antoine Gara, Forbes | February 3, 2017
When taking the White House, President Donald Trump vowed to do a "big number on Dodd Frank," the sweeping banking legislation put in place by the administration of President Barack Obama in response to the 2008 financial crisis. President Trump called Dodd Frank "a disaster" that has impeded growth by making it harder for banks to lend to consumers and small businesses. Still in his second week in office, Trump is making good on his statement.
On Friday afternoon he signed an executive order, which he said would dramatically scale back the Dodd Frank Act…
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