Mon, May 1, 2017: Trump meets with community bankers, says he wants to cut government regulations

President Trump told a group of community bankers Monday that he is trying to cut the number of government regulations they have long protested, even as he floated the idea of breaking up bigger banks.

Speaking to some 100 members of the Independent Community Bankers of America gathered in a White House garden, Trump said attempts to repeal the Dodd-Frank bill that tightened regulations on various financial practices is also the start of a long-term effort to “roll back burdensome regulations” – many of them imposed by during President Obama’s administration. Continue reading “Mon, May 1, 2017: Trump meets with community bankers, says he wants to cut government regulations”

Mon, May 1, 2017: Trump signs Law Day proclamation, visits bankers association

10:30 am: Receives his daily intelligence briefing

11:30 am: Signs a Law Day proclamation

11:50 am: Drops by the Independent Community Bankers Association; Kennedy Garden

12:30 pm: Has lunch with Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Secretary of Defense James Mattis; Presidential Dining Room

1:30 pm: Meets with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson