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The U.S. Is Making a Mistake by Withdrawing from the EITI

Last month, the Trump Administration announced that the United States would be withdrawing from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). The decision was not wholly unexpected, especially since the Department of the Interior… 946 more words


Robert's Rules of Order Vs Trumps Tricks

The Departing Consumer-Finance Director played it smart.

Richard Cordray clearly moved to thwart Trump by appointing a new deputy director, Leandra English  before resigning.

Cordray — signaling that the Bureau has no intention of letting the president name his own acting director. 46 more words

Man at Center of Obama-Trump Battle for CFPB, Richard Cordray "cared about consumers, but consumed by politics"

CFPB director Richard Cordray testifies on Capitol Hill in 2014. (Reuters photo: Jonathan Ernst)


November 27, 2017 4:00 AM

The CFPB’s first director cared about consumers, but he was consumed by politics. 1,158 more words

Trump tests limits of Rule of Law with move to appoint his own acting director for CFPB

News broke this week that President Trump is “appointing” an acting director for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a move opposed by consumer advocates all across the country. 657 more words

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White House Criticizes Consumer Financial Protection Chief for "Provoking a Legal Challenge"

Former director is provoking a legal challenge, senior White House official says

Richard Cordray speaks during a panel discussion in Richmond, Va., in 2015; Mr. Cordray, the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tendered his resignation Friday and simultaneously named his own successor, setting up the consumer agency for another battle with the Trump White House over control of the powerful federal watchdog. 753 more words

Trump names White House budget director Mick Mulvaney to be temporary head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -- Senator Elizabeth Warren objects


By Elizabeth Dexheimer

November 24, 2017, 7:54 PM EST Updated on November 24, 2017, 10:41 PM EST

  • OMB chief would be consumer watchdog’s acting director…

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David Trott Introduces Bill That Would Indemnify His Former Firm

David Trott Introduces Bill That Would Indemnify His Former Firm from Liabilities Under The Dodd-Frank Act And The FDCPA

Congressman David Trott has introduced a bill (HR 1849) that would allow law firms to sidestep federal laws barring abusive debt-collection practices. 427 more words