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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.

Elizabeth Warren

Warren: Trump Administration the ‘Most Corrupt Administration Ever’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) responded to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Interim Director Mick Mulvaney’s comments that there was a “hierarchy” in his Congressional office that he wouldn’t talk to lobbyists who didn’t give

Passengers look at a departure board at Miami International Airport on January 26, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Northeast coast airports are canceling thousands of flights as a major winter storm hits the North East U.S. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Pilots: NeverTrump Airline Group Might Be Foreign Agent, Could Violate Federal Law

Lobbyists for the U.S. Travel Association, led by prominent NeverTrumpers, descended on the nation’s capital last month to persuade lawmakers. American pilots accuse U.S. Travel of trying to keep President Trump from enforcing trade deals that support his America First agenda, and question whether the group might even be unregistered foreign agents in violation of federal law.

Paul Ryan gavel farewell (Mark WIlson / Getty)

Shutdown Fever Grips Washington, DC

Senate Democrats are uncertain about triggering a government shutdown over amnesty for DACA recipients, but the White House is preparing the federal government for the possibility.

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.

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.

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Trump Puerto Rico Debt Wipe-out Crushes Wall Street

Bankrupt Puerto Rico’s bond prices plunged by over 30 percent after the White House confirmed President Donald Trump’s commitment to not bailing out Wall Street speculators who bought Puerto Rican debt.

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Mulvaney: Trump Is ‘Annoyed’ With Republican Leaders

Thursday on Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast,” Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said President Donald Trump was “annoyed” with Republican leaders. Mulvaney said, “Is he annoyed with the Republican leadership, yeah, I think he probably

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Trump Budget Defunds Planned Parenthood

The Trump Administration fiscal year 2018 budget set to be released on Tuesday factors in the defunding of Planned Parenthood, assuming the House-passed American Health Care Act passes into law.