PBS NewsHour

How the consumer protection agency is being curtailed

Clip: 02/12/2018 | 6m 51s

The Trump administration has made it clear that it plans to roll back the once-tough approach of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which was born out the 2008 financial crisis, and intended to be a federal watchdog cracking down on predatory lending and shady financial dealings. William Brangham talks to Chris Arnold of NPR about its impact and its uncertain future.

Aired: 02/12/18

Rating: NR

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