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Alex Pollock, The economy
Alex Pollock, is distinguished senior fellow with the R Street Institute, providing thought and policy leadership on ﬁnancial issues.
The economy is booming with the Dow over 25,000 for the ﬁrst time in history and consumer conﬁdence at a near 17-year high. Some experts and economists have identiﬁed President Trump’s deregulatory agenda as a major reason for the strong economy, citing an estimated $570 million in annual savings due to deregulatory action.The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on legislative proposals for more efﬁcient ﬁnancial regulation, including proposals to exempt community banks from CFPB rules and regulations and provide consumer reporting protections for veterans.
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