Wall Street

U.S. Republicans prepare consumer watchdog, SEC probes as mid-term elections loom

Published by
Reuters

By Pete Schroeder and Katanga Johnson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican lawmakers are preparing a crackdown on the U.S. consumer and securities watchdogs in the expectation they will gain control of a key congressional committee following the November mid-term elections, according to a dozen financial lobbyists, congressional staffers and lawmakers. With an 80% chance of the House of Representatives flipping to Republican control, according to poll-tracking website FiveThirtyEight.com, Republicans on the House Financial Services Committee are planning probes into the Consumer Financial Pr…

Read More

Share this Story
Load More Related Articles
Load More In Wall Street