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This brief examines the tension between the Republican ideological commitment to curbing executive power and the opportunity Republicans now have for Trump to dominate the direction of financial regulatory reform. The discussion will focus on three key policy outcomes that Republicans have sought during the last six years: reforming the Federal Reserve, overhauling the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and changing the way in which the nation’s largest financial institutions are designated and regulated.
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Conti-Brown, Peter, "The Presidency, Congressional Republicans, and the Future of Financial Reform" (2017). Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative. 42.