Trump: I'd undo 'very negative force' of Dodd-Frank

Trump: I'd undo 'very negative force' of Dodd-Frank
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSasse: Trump shouldn't dignify Putin with Helsinki summit Top LGBT group projects message onto Presidential Palace in Helsinki ahead of Trump-Putin summit Hillary Clinton to Trump ahead of Putin summit: 'Do you know which team you play for?' MORE said he would repeal landmark post-recession financial regulation Dodd-Frank but would take it easy on the Federal Reserve board as president.

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The presumptive Republican presidential nominee told Reuters in an interview published Tuesday that in two weeks he’ll release a financial regulation platform that includes repealing most of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

"I would say it'll be close to a dismantling of Dodd-Frank,” Trump said. “Dodd-Frank is a very negative force, which has developed a very bad name."

Trump also said he’d tap a Republican to replace Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen but said Yellen is “not an enemy.”

"I'm not a person that thinks Janet Yellen is doing a bad job. I happen to be a low-interest rate person unless inflation rears its ugly head, which can happen at some point," he said, but said inflation "doesn't seem like it's happening any time soon."

Trump last month told Fortune Magazine that he’d be “more inclined” to replace Yellen, which he could not do unless Yellen vacates her chairmanship. That ends in 2018, but Yellen could remain on the board until 2024.