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Volume 25 - Number 15

July 21, 2014

…But Critics See an Uncontrolled Imperialistic Bureaucratic Regime

When it comes to the CFPB, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. While supporters remain ardently behind the mission of the primary agency dedicated to consumer protection, as far as critics are concerned, it’s the bureau itself that poses too much risk and is in need of reform. “The CFPB is exactly what everybody knew it would be: a very expansive, heavy-handed, imperially-minded bureaucracy, building their own luxurious palace,” said Alex Pollock, a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former president and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, during a Dodd-Frank Act-related conference call with the news media last week. “One of the important effects of the CFPB has been to ensure the ...

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