Senate poised to confirm new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief. Then what?

Dec 3, 2018
Since the beginning of the Trump administration, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been operating under the direction of Mick Mulvaney, who is also the head of the Office of Management and Budget. He’s deliberately slowed and narrowed the scope of…
White House Office of Management and Budget official Kathleen Laura Kraninger testifies during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs July 19, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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With the nomination of Kathy Kraninger to lead the CFPB, what can we expect from the agency?

Jun 18, 2018
President Donald Trump has nominated a permanent director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency created after the financial crisis. The nominee, Kathy Kraninger, is a federal budget official. We take a look at why the White House chose…

CFPB’s Mulvaney: We don’t have to run a Yelp for banks

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Apr 25, 2018
The acting director of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney, said Tuesday that he wants to cut off public access to a web-based database of complaints about financial companies. The American Bankers Association thinks that’s a fine idea. Consumer…