Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Warren to Put Hold on CFPB Nominee ‘Until She Turns Over All Documents About Her Role In’ Zero-Tolerance Policy

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) tweeted on Tuesday that she will put a hold on President Trump’s nomination of Kathy Kraninger to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau until the OMB staffer “turns over all documents about her role in” the administration’s enforcement of the border crossing child separation law signed by President George W. Bush more than a decade ago, as detailed in the “Zero-Tolerance Policy” announced by Attorney General Sessions in April.

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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,

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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.

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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.

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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.

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