The Finance 202 Rep Waters prepares robust oversight taking aim at Wall Street

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The Financial Services Task Force on Artificial Intelligence holds a hearing on the future of identity in financial services on Thursday. House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters (D-Calif.). (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) 3. But I think that President Trump is a guy whose brand is that his supporters want to know what he thinks. The House Financial Services Committee holds a hearing on protecting student loan borrowers on Tuesday. Government funding runs out at the end of September, and that debate will pit President Trump’s demands for new border wall money against hardened Democratic opposition to the initiative.

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THE TICKER

The Capitol dome. (Reuters/Erin Scott)

Wall Street will have to navigate some rocky shoals on Capitol Hill this fall, as the industry confronts few opportunities to score new wins and some perilous oversight. 

Here’s a look at what the industry will be pushing for the hardest — and what threats it will be guarding against — in what is shaping up to be a potentially busy season. 

1. Deadlines. Topping the financial sector's priority list will be a series of deadlines Congress must meet on expiring measures. Government funding runs out at the end of September, and that debate will pit President Trump’s demands for new border wall money against hardened Democratic opposition to the initiative. "With just over three weeks to strike a deal, leaders are already eyeing a short-term measure to buy themselves more time to negotiate," my colleagues Rachael Bade and Mike DeBonis reported yesterday. 

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