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Republican Platform Under Trump Backs Glass-Steagall's Return

The platform also embraces Trump's America-first stance on international trade.
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Trump's GOP Platform Pushes Return of Glass-Steagall


Republican National Convention delegates approved a platform Monday that calls for reinstating the Glass-Steagall Act and scaling back the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul, calling it the Democrats' "legislative Godzilla." 

The Glass-Steagall measure puts presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump and his party in the company of unlikely allies such as Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist who ran against Democrat Hillary Clinton on a plan that included Glass-Steagall reinstatement, underscoring the blurring of political lines in the 2016 race.