The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has quickly been subsumed into the Trump administration, and banks, student-loan agencies and payday lenders are the winners.
Critics say a proposal to replace the food stamp program with deliveries of food would punish the poor.
Senior staff is deployed to defend President Trump's and chief of staff John Kelly's reactions to spousal abuse allegations against Rob Porter.
The Kentuckian, protesting the return of trillion-dollar deficits, repeatedly blocks action on a budget plan. However, the Senate is now racing to vote before dawn.
Nearly every regulatory institution tasked with monitoring the financial system is now run by someone who once profited from bending or breaking its rules.
The Republican-controlled Congress schedules an unusual weekend session to begin considering a three-week spending measure. Democrats oppose the plan.
As Republicans and Democrats exchange blame, all but the most essential operations halt, marring the one-year anniversary of the Trump inauguration.
The U.S. financial system remains unreformed, and no one in any position of power will do anything to fix it. The only question is when the bubble will burst.
The departing head of the government agency appoints a deputy to temporarily fill his spot, but the White House then names its own interim leader.
President Trump tells House Speaker Paul Ryan to pull the proposed American Health Care Act after Republicans fail to garner enough support to pass it.