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Trump officially proposes to slash HUD budget by $6.2 billion

Here are programs getting a cut and getting a boost
President Donald Trump officially announced his budget proposal, which included the much-feared $6.2 billion cut to HUD funding. The Office of Management and Budget released a report that shows exactly what programs will be slashed, and which will not, in the new budget proposal.
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President Trump promises to lift regulations for community banks

Holds listening session with small banks across country
President Donald Trump held a listening session Thursday to hear from community banks about their struggles with regulations. He assured the bankers that a rollback in regulations is coming soon, and that community banks could soon hold a seat once again on the Federal Reserve Board.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Trump budget threatens housing?

Is the Fed ready for a March rate hike?
Priorities during this administration could create problems for the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s assistance programs as more focus is placed on military spending and less on housing. And the market is expecting the Fed to raise rates in March, however a week and a half still remain before the FOMC meeting, during which time anything could happen.
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What does Trump's SEC chair choice think about deregulation?

WSJ provides inside look at Jay Clayton’s likely approach
President Donald Trump recently selected a new leader for one of the government’s top financial regulators, nominating top Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton to serve as the chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission. But what does Clayton think about the current state of financial regulations? Here's a glimpse.
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White House spokesperson: Trump believes CFPB is "unaccountable"

WSJ reports that President Trump disagrees with Court of Appeals ruling
Given the Trump administration’s recent maneuvering to fire Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, it’s probably not a surprise that President Donald Trump disagrees with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit’s decision to rehear a challenge to the CFPB’s constitutionality.
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It's official: Steven Mnuchin sworn in as Treasury Secretary

Senate approves former OneWest exec for cabinet post in largely partisan vote
Despite all the bluster, attempted parliamentary maneuvering, and name-calling from the Democratic party, the Senate voted Monday evening to approve Steven Mnuchin to serve as the next Secretary of the Department of the Treasury. As expected, the Senate approved Mnuchin in a partisan vote of 53-47, with one Democrat, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, splitting from his party and voting with the Republican majority.
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