// 4/30/17 //
On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order requiring the Treasury Department to review certain regulations associated with Dodd-Frank (CNN Money, NYT).
- At Vox, Matt Yglesias argues that these executive orders are “the nail in the coffin of Trump’s economic populism.”
- At Cato@Liberty, Chris Edwards evaluates Canada’s experience with a reduced corporate tax rate.
- Mark Allen argues in The Hill that Congress and the Trump administration should consider effective tax rates when evaluating tax reform proposals.
Congressional Republicans have introduced legislation to roll back the Dodd-Frank banking regulations (WaPo).
President Trump doesn’t intend to release his tax returns, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (WaPo).
An index of financial regulations indicates that, in the first months of the Trump administration, the pace of regulatory changes and enforcement actions is down significantly from the Obama administration (The Hill).