Top Democrats, Advocacy Groups Join Defense of CFPB in DC Circuit

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Citing the Trump administration's threat to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a coalition of consumer advocacy groups and the top Democrats on the U.S. Senate and House banking committees on Thursday moved to defend the agency and its leadership. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Rep. Maxine Waters of California, moving to intervene in a federal appeals court case, said the Trump administration cannot be counted on to defend the independence of the agency's single-director structure.

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  • Ashland

    Shouldn‘t the article point out that a similar tactic was attempted in a separate case and the court refused the request to intervene?

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