Senate Banking Committee

Biden HUD Nominee Works to Preserve Affordable Housing Despite Renting Multimillion-Dollar Townhouse

Elizabeth de Leon Bhargava, nominated by President Joe Biden to be Assistant Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), collects rent above the average rate from a multimillion-dollar townhouse in Manhattan, New York, while claiming to have worked throughout her career to preserve affordable housing and fight against housing discrimination.

Elizabeth de Leon Bhargava (Screenshot / Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban A

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.

Mark McWatters