The Trump administration wants to make it easier for payday lenders to scre…

Late on Tuesday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it is planning to “reconsider” the Payday Rule, an Obama-era rule that created the first federal restrictions on payday loans. The rule takes aim at predatory practices by payday lenders—companies which give out high-interest loans and disproportionately target low-income borrowers, by requiring them to…

Leaked doc: Trumpworld’s scathing assessment of immigration proposal

Shortly after the infamous “shithole” meeting — where President Trump blew apart a bipartisan DACA deal pushed by Sens. Lindsey Graham and Dick Durbin — administration officials did their own internal analysis of the proposal. Axios has obtained an internal memo, “Flake-Graham-Durbin Proposal Would Cripple Border Security and Expand Chain Migration,” that circulated within the…