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CFPB’s Cordray resigns, fracas ensues

Cordray named former chief of staff Leandra English as deputy director of the agency, to serve as the bureau's acting director. Trump, however, appointed Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney as the CFPB's interim director.Read more


Mulvaney asserts control at CFPB

Interim CFPB director Mick Mulvaney appointed six new high-ranking administrators to support him, each of whom are drawn from other positions within the Trump Administration.Read more

CFPB fines Xerox for software errors

Xerox Business Solution was fined for issues stemming from defective software that sent erroneous information to consumer reporting agencies, which affected more than 1 million customers. Read more

State AGs demand removal of Mulvaney

Past statements from Mulvaney – including a characterization of the bureau as “a joke” – disqualify him, said a letter signed by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and 16 other state attorneys general.Read more