Jerry Moran

Trump and GOP lawmakers are making it easier for auto dealers to racially discriminate

Trump and GOP lawmakers are making it easier for auto dealers to racially discriminate

Senate Republicans have voted to allow car dealers to discriminate against black and Latino customers.

Maybe I could have phrased that more delicately so as not to bruise sensitive conservative feelings. But why bother?

In voting last week to repeal an Obama-era guideline from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Republican senators made clear that the ability of car dealers to jack up prices for some customers — read: people of color — is more important than ensuring everyone is treated fairly.

A vote by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives could come as soon as Tuesday. The Trump administration has signaled it would sign any such bill into...

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