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A David versus Goliath story

I have July 21st circled on my calendar almost as many times as my wedding anniversary and my grandkids’ birthdays. That’s because today marks the 8th anniversary of President Obama signing the Dodd-Frank Act – the Wall Street reform legislation that created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). I’ll always look back on that day … Continued

A moral stain

I’m disgusted. I just got back to my office from the Senate Banking Committee, where I asked Kathy Kraninger – Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – some tough questions. As a White House Office of Management and Budget official, Kraninger oversaw the budget for the Department of Homeland Security and … Continued

Are you there, Kathy? It’s Elizabeth.

Elizabeth Warren is in the Senate Banking Committee right now – and she’s got some questions for Kathy Kraninger. For weeks, she’s called on Donald Trump’s new nominee to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to turn over information about her role in the Trump administration’s policy to separate immigrant children from their parents at … Continued