As congressional Republicans attempt to loosen federal regulations, credit union trade organizations are urging them to paint a target on one particular agency: the CFPB.

With the 115th Congress convening this week, both trade groups outlined their legislative goals for the next two years.

"Congress should enact legislation to clarify that credit unions are exempt from CFPB rules unless the CFPB demonstrates credit unions are causing consumer harm," CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle, said in a letter Monday to members of Congress.

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