Kathleen Kraninger

CFPB Nominee Kathleen Kraninger Clears Cloture Hurdle in Senate

President Trump’s nominee to become the next director of the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) cleared a key hurdle when the Senate voted along party lines by a 50 to 49 margin to invoke cloture, ending debate and setting up a final vote on the confirmation of Kathleen Kraninger.

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.