10 Jan 2017
While candidate Trump ran (and railed) against Wall Street, President-elect Trump has done a historic flip-flop — filling senior positions with Wall Street financiers and lawyers, including his nomination for Treasury secretary, chairman of his National Economic Council, and chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
However, his nominee for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), has a history of words and deeds that appear to be pretty tough on banks and bankers. The Senate Judiciary Committee needs to determine if Sen. Sessions will continue this decades-long fight against financial crimes and demand for banking accountability.
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