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Mulvaney cracks down on CFPB as
White House insists he´s in control

Fox News, by Barnini Chakraborty

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 11/27/2017 7:35:12 PM

White House budget boss Mick Mulvaney moved quickly Monday to rein in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, imposing a 30-day hiring freeze and other new rules as the fight over who’s really in charge of the agency heads to court. Mulvaney, whom President Trump chose to run the CFPB on a temporary basis, has a history of bashing the bureau and has called it a “sad, sick” joke. He didn’t back away from those assertions Monday afternoon, describing the CFPB as “an awful example of a bureaucracy that has gone wrong and is almost entirely unaccountable.” Mulvaney said he was

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 11/27/2017 8:26:01 PM     (No. 11463535)

Would rather see it dismantled and gone. There is question of it´s legality, which should be addressed quickly.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: arcady, 11/27/2017 8:31:55 PM     (No. 11463539)

Fire all the Obama hires

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dman, 11/27/2017 9:34:18 PM     (No. 11463573)

Is there a law against impersonating a federal official? Should Leandra English be locked up? /s

Just disband the whole CFPB, as suggested above, and then let the libs fight for its Constitutionality in court.

But that brings in judicial review, and y´all know how I feel about that!

Another Obama mess.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Omen, 11/27/2017 11:30:52 PM     (No. 11463652)

Any of the GOP Trump ran against,with the exception of Cruz,would have let English take over.
MAGA!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lucky5, 11/28/2017 12:42:15 AM     (No. 11463682)

PT certainly put the right person in this job!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: countryDoc, 11/28/2017 2:08:01 AM     (No. 11463712)

It´s a beautiful sound.

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