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.

President Barack Obama speaks to a crowd of 16,000 people while campaigning for Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the University of Chapel Hill on November 2, 2016 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. President Obama mentioned the Klan.

Barack Obama’s Risks Turn into Losses for Democrats

Obama held campaign rallies for losing candidates Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly, Democrat candidate for Governor Richard Cordray in Ohio, Democrat candidate for governor in Florida Andrew Gillum, and Democrat candidate for governor in Georgia Stacey Abrams.

Midwest Voter

Politico: Democrats’ Midwest Strategy Is ‘White, Conventional, and Boring’

A “conventional cast of technocrats and long-time public officials” leads the Democrats’ efforts to strengthen their hold on the midwestern United States, starting with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau head Richard Cordray’s victory over the progressive “leftist firebrand” Dennis Kucinich.

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.

Richard Cordray

Lewandowski: Trump Should Fire Democrat CFPB Chief Richard Cordray

Former Donald Trump campaign manager Cory Lewandowski said on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday that new White House Chief of Staff John Kelly should ask President Trump to fire Richard Cordray, the Obama-appointed holdover who heads the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

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.