Under Trump, a fresh Golden Age for Payday Lending. A deregulatory push led by top-level Republicans could reverse the clock into the heyday of predatory financing.

Under Trump, a fresh Golden Age for Payday Lending. A deregulatory push led by top-level Republicans could reverse the clock into the heyday of predatory financing.

A deregulatory push led by top-level Republicans could reverse the clock into the heyday of predatory financing.

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Payday lenders—those operations that are usurious benefit from supplying high-interest loans to working-class and poor Americans—have seen their prospects improve significantly underneath the Trump management additionally the Republican Congress.

A resolution that is joint a week ago by sc Republican Senator Lindsey Graham would eradicate strict laws on short-term, small-dollar loan providers imposed by the federal customer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and stop the agency from issuing an equivalent rule as time goes by.