Icahn says EPA, bank regulations hamper U.S. economy - CNBC | Reuters

 Icahn says EPA, bank regulations hamper U.S. economy - CNBC
| Reuters

WASHINGTON Billionaire investor Carl Icahn targeted environmental and banking regulations on Thursday as big drags on U.S. corporate investment and said revamping them would be a top priority in his role as adviser to President-elect Donald Trump.Icahn, tapped by Trump on Wednesday as a special adviser for regulatory issues, also said in an interview on CNBC that he was surprised at criticism that his vast business dealings would pose conflicts of interest to his advisory role.

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu and Dan Burns)

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Updated Date: Dec 23, 2016 00:00:06 IST