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  1. Press: Mulvaney, watchdog’s leader, advises bankers on ways to curtail agency
    Mick Mulvaney, the interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, told banking industry executives that they should press lawmakers hard to pursue their agenda, and revealed that, as a congressman, he would meet only… | Apr 25, 2018
  2. Press: Mulvaney, Consumer Bureau’s chief, urges Congress to cripple agency
    Mr. Mulvaney, a longtime and unapologetic critic of the financial crisis-era bureau, has spent the last several months freezing its enforcement activities, dropping cases on payday lenders and shutting out career staff from major decisions.… | Apr 04, 2018
  3. Press: Trump undermines federal unit defending against housing discrimination
    Donald Trump stood before the nation and boasted about the lowest unemployment rate on record for African Americans. But just hours before his State of the Union address, his lieutenant and hand-picked head of the… | Feb 02, 2018
  4. Press: U.S. appeals court upholds independence of consumer watchdog
    A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday ruled that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is constitutional and that its director can be fired by the president for cause only. The CFPB’s supporters say… | Feb 01, 2018
  5. Press: Mulvaney requests zero funding for the consumer bureau
    In his first quarterly funding request as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney is asking for nothing. The request for no funding came as Mulvaney announced the first step toward an… | Jan 19, 2018
  6. Press: Remaking the CFPB?
    The CFPB announced that it is issuing a “call for evidence to ensure the bureau is fulfilling its proper and appropriate functions to best protect consumers.”  Consider this your chance to finally tell the bureau… | Jan 18, 2018
  7. Press: Judge again rules for Trump administration for control of CFPB
    A federal judge sided with the Trump administration for a second time in a fight for control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, denying a request by a high-ranking agency employee that she be put… | Jan 11, 2018
  8. Press: Mick Mulvaney is now one of the most powerful bureaucrats
    The White House budget director is, for now, also the acting director of a powerful financial regulator, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. At the CFPB, he can single-handedly cut the agency’s budget and decide whether to… | Dec 01, 2017

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