Banks’ Lobbyists Help In Drafting Financial Bills

ERIC LIPTON AND BEN PROTESS, NY Times Bank lobbyists are not leaving it to lawmakers to draft legislation that softens financial regulations. Instead, the lobbyists are helping to write it themselves. One bill that sailed through the House Financial Services Committee this month — over the objections of the Treasury Department — was essentially Citigroup’s, according to e-mails reviewed by The New […]