GOP-run House votes to roll back post-2008 financial rules

Washington • The Republican-led House approved sweeping legislation Thursday to undo much of former President Barack Obama’s landmark banking law created after the 2008 economic crisis that caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and homes. The largely party-line vote was 233-186, as Republicans argued the rules designed to prevent another meltdown were making it harder for community banks to lend and hampered the economy. “Our community banks are in trouble,” said Speaker Paul Ryan, R-W...

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