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The False Choice at the Heart of the CHOICE Act: Financial Protection Rules or Strong Banks and a Healthy Economy

Supporters of the Financial CHOICE Act claim the sensible financial protection rules enacted under Dodd-Frank are incompatible with economic growth and healthy banks. In fact, America’s financial system today is healthier, more capitalized, less leveraged, and lending more with less risk, than it was before the 2008 financial crisis. Seven years after the passage of Dodd-Frank, the data give real time, real life evidence that financial protection rules have helped the economy - and banks of all sizes - to thrive.