Trump Trying To Force Banks To Give Money To NRA-Connected Gun Makers

Donald Trump is trying to force banks to give money to NRA-backing gun companies, even if they don’t want to.

“The Trump administration is trying to push through a last minute rule that could force banks to offer loans to gun-makers, oil exploration companies, or to finance high-cost payday lenders.

The move follows announcements by the biggest U.S. banks that there are some industries and activities they don’t want to finance, such as drilling for oil in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or making loans to gun manufacturers who make assault-style weapons. Some major banks have sworn off making those loans.” [READ MORE]