Six months after his inauguration, President Donald Trump’s administration has made a mockery of his populist campaign pledges, instead delivering a slew of giveaways to corporate America, with countless more in the works, a new Public Citizen report shows.
Bankrolled Republicans aiming to let big banks rip off consumers
Republicans who took millions in campaign donations from big banks are trying to kill a rule that protects consumers from predatory schemes and allows them to keep financial institutions accountable in court.
Read more about the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution.
Read more about the Republicans backing the repeal who took more than $100 million from the financial industry.
Appellate court made wrong call in Exelon-Pepco takeover case
In a loss for consumers, an appellate court has upheld (pdf) Exelon's takeover of Pepco.
Public Citizen sues U.S. Dept. of Education to stop illegal delays
A new Public Citizen lawsuit says the U.S. Department of Education broke the law when it announced a delay of a rule to protect students defrauded by predatory for-profit colleges and career training programs.