Because Mick Mulvaney was only appointed to the “acting director” position within the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last fall, he is term-limited by law in that role to 210 days, a deadline which will come June 22.
A transparency and accountability watchdog is asking the inspector general’s office of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to launch an investigation into reports that the deputy director may be using government time to further her personal lawsuit against President Donald Trump and questions if the anonymous funding of that lawsuit violates ethics laws against receiving gifts in office.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, confirmed on Wednesday that it had been struck by at least 240 hack attacks and another 800 suspected hacks, jeopardizing mortgage information, Social Security numbers, and personal banking information of scores of Americans, according to congressional testimony.
It is still unclear more than four months later who is paying for the lawsuit filed by Leandra English against the government to install an Obama political appointee as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
More than 25 conservative leaders are pressing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Acting Director Mick Mulvaney to conduct an audit of the bureau’s finances.
A federal judge in the Southern District of New York dismissed a lawsuit that sought an injunction against President Donald Trump’s appointment of Mick Mulvaney as the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The Newsweek Media Group admitted Thursday that it purchased web traffic to several of its sites, a move that critics say was intended to trick a government agency into buying ads.
Newly released emails reveal the machinations of former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray to appoint his own successor.