With Republicans having failed to enact major changes to Dodd-Frank so far, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) wants to attack the law through the budget process.

A Cruz aide confirmed that the senator is seeking support to "repeal" Dodd-Frank through the budget reconciliation process—a move that could keep Dodd-Frank supporters from filibustering the measure.

Cruz said in a speech last month that Dodd-Frank changes could be included in tax reform legislation, which could be protected from a filibuster.

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