• Trump's legal battle over leadership of the consumer protection agency he is 'gutting' intensifies amid congressional grilling

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    The battle over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau came to a head recently with congressional hearings and oral arguments in a court battle over the agency's leadership.
    Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget director and acting head of the CFPB, defended his alleged "gutting" of the bureau in his first public face-off with the agency's creator, Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
    Meanwhile, a senior official at the CFPB whom the former director named as his successor, challenged the legality of Mulvaney's interim leadership in a federal appeals court.
    The battle over the Consumer Financial...
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  • White House budget director Mick Mulvaney: The economy is doing better than we expected

    White House budget director Mick Mulvaney: The economy is doing better than we expected

    6 days ago - By CNBC

    "We actually underestimated the potential of the American economy," White House budget director Mick Mulvaney says.
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