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Mnuchin declares support for Republican Dodd-Frank replacement

Mnuchin: The existing regulatory system is limiting our economy
The Financial CHOICE Act, the Republican-crafted replacement for the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, took its first official steps towards becoming law on Wednesday. And as the bill moves through the legislative process, it will do so with the support of Steven Mnuchin, the secretary of the Department of the Treasury.
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Step one: Republicans begin fight for Dodd-Frank replacement

Financial CHOICE Act of 2017
The Republican-led Financial CHOICE Act started its long journey through Congress to try and replace the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on Wednesday. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-TX, formally introduced the Financial CHOICE Act and the Committee held its first hearing on the bill. Ready. Set. Go.
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More Republican representatives speak out against CFPB

Representatives reach out to constituents in local publications
The full version of the Republican-led Financial CHOICE Act, which aims to replace Dodd-Frank, is finally out after a lot of buildup on its coming release. So, as the hearing date to discuss it nears, more Republican representatives are vocalizing their opinions against Dodd-Frank and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and fight for the Financial CHOICE Act.
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Get ready: Congress fires up Dodd-Frank, CFPB overhaul

Committee hearing date set for Financial CHOICE Act 2.0
The Dodd-Frank doomsday clock just ticked a little closer to midnight. The Republican-crafted plan to overhaul the country’s financial regulatory system and overturn many provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is now one step closer to becoming a reality, as the House of Representatives is set to consider the Financial CHOICE Act.
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Republicans propose drastic overhaul of Dodd-Frank and CFPB

CHOICE Act 2.0 switches stance on structure of CFPB leadership
Following through on promises made by President Donald Trump, leading Congressional Republicans unveiled a new replacement for the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The new proposal goes further than previous Republican efforts to overhaul Dodd-Frank. Here's a look at the more aggressive version of the Financial CHOICE Act, which includes drastic changes for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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LA Times columnist writes scathing piece against House Financial Services Chairman

In defense of the CFPB
While side one, Congress Republicans, is busy spreading their message against the current structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, their adversary is busy doing the same. David Lazarus, wrote a scathing piece against House Financial Service Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, questioning his transparency and care about the American people. The House Financial Services Committee, however, didn’t take this hit lightly.
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Tensions reach boiling point at CFPB Director Cordray's hearing

Here are the few comments made on mortgage finance
Both sides of the aisle were primed for battle at the hearing of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, as this semiannual hearing happened in the midst of controversy around the bureau and Cordray’s position. Tensions quickly rose in the room as representatives questioned Cordray on the constitutionality of his bureau. One representative even asked Cordray why he doesn't just step down.
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Hensarling to CFPB's Cordray: You deserve to be fired immediately

Tells CFPB director to his face that he needs to go
Never one to shy away from a chance to batter the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, didn’t disappoint on Wednesday when Richard Cordray, the director of the CFPB, appeared before the committee. Hensarling was at his passive-aggressive best during his opening statement, poking at Cordray’s rumored political aspirations and telling Cordray, to his face, that he deserves to be fired by President Donald Trump.
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[Video] Rep. Hill: It's a good time to reassess the impact of Dodd-Frank

Echoes recent comments from Hensarling
In light of President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, House Financial Services Committee Majority Whip French Hill, R-Ark., went on record about his thoughts on the HUD budget. Included in his interview, Hill gives his thoughts on regulatory reform, echoing recent comments from the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee.
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[Watch] Hensarling: Dodd-Frank reform is a this-year priority

Congress only in the beginning stages
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, is at the forefront of reforming Dodd-Frank, spearheading one of the most prominent options to change the controversial act. His position of authority brings a lot more weight to his recent comments during a CNBC interview where he stated that dealing with Dodd-Frank is a this-year priority.
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