Tag: CFPB

Mick Mulvaney

Report: Mulvaney Pushing Candidate Critics Say Is ‘Unqualified’ to Succeed Him at CFPB

The New York Times reported on Friday that Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) director and acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), is pushing President Trump to name Kathy Kraninger, his deputy at the OMB, to head the controversial independent agency where his appointment as acting director is about to end due to statutory requirements.

Mark McWatters

Questions Surround Potential CFPB Nominee McWatters

The potential nomination of National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) chairman Mark McWatters as the director of the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has run into trouble as one industry group has raised public objections to him, while others are critical behind the scenes.

GOP Presidential Candidates Debate In Las Vegas

How CNN Cons America, the World, and Itself

President Donald Trump re-ignited his long-running feud with CNN this past weekend. He tweeted: .@FoxNews is MUCH more important in the United States than CNN, but outside of the U.S., CNN International is still a major source of (Fake) news,

Jeff Sessions

Klukowski: Sessions DOJ Makes Compelling Case that President Trump Has Authority to Appoint Acting CFPB Director

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Department of Justice (DOJ) responded late Monday to a lawsuit by Deputy Director Leandra English of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to block President Donald Trump’s appointment of Mick Mulvaney as acting director of the CFPB, making a compelling case as to why the president’s appointment is valid, the English’s lawsuit is a frantic attempt by an Obama holdover to keep CFPB under the control of DC’s Swamp.

US President Donald Trump is seen during an event honoring the NCAA national championship teams on November 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Agency Head Sues Trump to Retain Control over Powerful Agency

WASHINGTON, DC – Obama holdover Leandra English is claiming to be the acting head of the powerful Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and, on Sunday, filed a lawsuit against the president of the United States, seeking an emergency court order declaring her the lawful director and requiring everyone to treat her as such.

Cordray

Rubino – CFPB: Cordray’s Full of Political Bias

According to its director Richard Cordray, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is “something that has to be kept separate from partisan politics.” Cordray has continuously referred to the Bureau as “an independent agency” and prides himself on working to protect all consumers, regardless of political affiliation. But what he is trying so desperately to hide is that the CFPB is the most political and partisan agency in the federal government.

Richard Cordray, Hillary

Consumer Agency Steers Millions to Progressive Firm

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau granted $20 million in contracts to Greer, Margolis, Mitchell, Burns — a liberal advocacy firm with close ties to 2016 candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama.

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Appeals Court Rules Part of Obama’s Dodd-Frank Law Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled a key part of Barack Obama’s Dodd-Frank law unconstitutional, calling it a “grave threat to individual liberty.” This tees up yet another case for an evenly divided Supreme Court, the balance of which will be decided by whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton is elected in November.

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CFPB Now Regulating Potholes

This foray into the potholes and backroads of Tennessee is a new area of regulatory control, even for the CFPB. But, as American Banker reported, Congress granted the CFPB the authority to do so in an obscure passage of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010, known more commonly as the Dodd-Frank Act.

Visa, MasterCard

CFPB Targets Prepaid Debit Card Industry

The federal government aims to “protect” consumers by regulating away a payment option that’s popular with low-income Americans.

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The Imperial Bureaucracy Has No Use For Accountability

The really dangerous development of the administrative state is that bureaucrats no longer fear the wrath of our elected representatives, many of whom are so interested in making the State bigger and richer that they’ll no longer countenance even token attempts at holding it responsible for its actions, because that would empower the people who want to make it smaller.