CFPB Employees Form Harry Potter Style Resistance To Trump

Politics | Joe Simonson
Harry Potter (Credit: Screenshot/YouTube HBO)

‘He-who-shall-not-be-named’

Cordray Finally Announces His Plans To Run For Ohio Governor

Politics | Robert Donachie
FILE PHOTO: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray answers questions at the Reuters Washington Summit in Washington, DC, U.S. October 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

‘I look forward to the challenge’

Mulvaney Won't Fire The Liberal Who Is Suing Him

Politics | Robert Donachie
White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks about of U.S. President Donald Trump's budget in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 16, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘A challenge when you’re in a workplace with someone who’s suing you’

Judge Smacks Down English, Backs Mulvaney At CFPB

Politics | Kevin Daley
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney arrives to speak to the media at the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), where he began work earlier in the day after being named acting director by U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Obama-holdover defeated in bid to stop Trump

Who Is Paying For Leandra English To Sue Trump?

Politics | Richard Pollock
Leandra English meets with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) (not pictured) in Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘It’s just not appropriate for me to be talking about’

Who Is Protecting Your Personal Data From The Government?

op-ed | Rep. Randy Hultgren
Big Brother Shutterstock/RedDaxLuma

The federal government must protect privacy in the digital age

Mulvaney Freezes Hiring Amid Fight For Control At The CFPB

Politics | Jack Crowe
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney holds a briefing on President Trump's FY2018 proposed budget in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

‘Elections have consequences’

TheDC Newsroom: CFPB Tries To Subvert Trump, Hookstead Gets A Rug Burn

Video | Justin Caruso

Another great edition of TheDC Newsroom has arrived

Trump-Appointed Judge Overseeing Legal Challenge To CFPB Replacement

Politics | Robert Donachie
President-elect Donald Trump waves as he arrives at Trump International Golf Club for a day of meetings, November 20, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

This could be quick and easy…

Obama-Era Official Sues Trump For Control Of Powerful Agency

Politics | Kevin Daley
Mick Mulvaney speaks at the White House in May 2017. (YouTube screenshot/PBS News Hour)

Crisis a proxy for wider conflict over the administrative state

EXCLUSIVE: CFPB's Disasters Occurred During Leandra English's Watch

Investigative Group | Richard Pollock

‘Seems consistent with the CFPB culture, which is full of cronyism’

Read The Opinion Giving Trump Power To Take Over The CFPB

Politics | Kevin Daley
FILE PHOTO: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray answers questions at the Reuters Washington Summit in Washington, DC, U.S. October 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

Elizabeth Warren will hate this.

DOJ Deals Blow To Liberals, Okays Appointment To Lead Finance Regulator

US | Alex Pfeiffer
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney holds a briefing on President Trump's FY2018 proposed budget in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

They don’t think it be like it is, but it do

Trump Slams Consumer Financial Protection Bureau As 'Total Disaster'

Politics | Thomas Phippen
President Donald Trump waves to the crowd after speaking at a rally for Senator Luther Strange at the Von Braun Centre in Huntsville, Alabama. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

‘Financial Institutions have been devastated’

Who Is Actually Leading The CFPB?

Politics | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about his recent trip to Asia in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - HP1EDBF1NF0T1

Will Trump or Cordray win out?

Trump Names Mulvaney As Temporary CFPB Head

Politics | Robert Donachie
White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks about of U.S. President Donald Trump's budget in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 16, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

Who will take the permanent position?

Trump Names Mulvaney To Head Consumer Protection Agency

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney holds a briefing on President Trump's FY2018 proposed budget in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Mulvaney once called CFPB a ‘sad, sick joke’

Trump Continues Successful Deregulatory Blitz With Repeal Of CFPB Rule

op-ed | Edward Woodson
U.S. President Donald Trump smiles after signing an Executive Order to make it easier for Americans to buy bare-bone health insurance plans and circumvent Obamacare rules at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 12, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Obama’s legacy of strangulating regulations is being unraveled.

Senate Kills Obama-Era Financial Rule

Politics | Robert Donachie
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, accompanied by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senator John Barrasso (R-WY). (Photo: Reuters/Aaron P. Bernstein)

‘Wall Street won and ordinary people lost’

Richard Cordray: Poster Child For Bureaucrats Behaving Badly

Opinion | Leslie Rutledge
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray answers questions at the Reuters Washington Summit in Washington, October 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Mr. Cordray’s mission is to implement overregulations instead of addressing actual problems.