The Justice Department will end a controversial Obama-era program that discourages banks from doing business with a range of companies, from payday lenders to gun retailers, Politico reports. The move hands a victory to Republican lawmakers who charged that the initiative—"Operation Choke Point"—was hurting legitimate businesses. Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd told House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA . . .
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