Public Citizen found that in 11 of 12 federal agencies studied including DoJ and EPA, penalties against violators declined

A new study has found that penalties charged to corporations by government agencies meant to police private sector wrongdoing have dropped by as much as 94% under Donald Trump, compared to his predecessor Barack Obama.

The study from consumer rights non-profit Public Citizen used data from the database “violation tracker”, a project of the thinktank Good Jobs First, to track penalties assessed against corporations by 12 federal agencies including the Department of Justice (DoJ), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

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