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For Better or Worse, Mick Mulvaney Probably Is the Acting Director of the CFPB

by Daniel Hemel — Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017

President Trump says that Mick Mulvaney is the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Outgoing bureau chief Richard Cordray says that his deputy, Leandra English, is the acting director in his stead. Unfortunately, I think this is one issue on which the Trump administration appears to have the better of the argument. I say “unfortunately” […]