Republican Bid to Gut Dodd-Frank Renews the Debate About Breaking Up the Banks

Bloomberg, Apr. 26, 2017–Elizabeth Dexheimer
The roll-out of legislation this week that would rip up much of the Dodd-Frank Act marks a pivotal moment for Republicans’ efforts to overhaul post-crisis financial rules. It’s also an opportunity for Democrats to push an agenda that GOP lawmakers and finance executives are less keen to talk about: Breaking up Wall Street megabanks.