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Plan B for Trump’s ‘Big Number’ on Dodd-Frank Bypasses Democrats

  • Republicans consider how to kill parts of 2010 financial law
  • Budget process in Senate would allow simple majority vote
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Trump’s Plan to Do a ‘Big Number’ on Dodd-Frank

Donald Trump faces a major hurdle in fulfilling his pledge to do a “big number” on the Dodd-Frank Act: persuading enough Democrats to go along.

That’s why Republican lawmakers say they are considering a backup plan for dismantling parts of the financial-rules overhaul that wouldn’t require support from a single Democrat.