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Volume 28 - Number 25

December 4, 2017

Trump Wants to Fix ‘Awful,’ ‘Unaccountable’ Agency: Mulvaney

During his first press conference as acting director of the CFPB, Mick Mulvaney spelled out the charge he was given in taking control of the agency, and elaborated upon his view of the bureau as a regulatory entity that has overstepped its bounds. ď[President Trump] wants me to fix it,Ē Mulvaney began. ďHe wants me to get it back to the point where it can protect people without trampling on capitalism, without choking off the access to financial services that are so critical to so many folks.Ē He then cited the ďmany folks who are in the lower and middle classes, folks who are trying to start their own businesses, people who are trying to break out, people who are ...

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What’s your opinion on how Mick Mulvaney has managed the CFPB since he took over three months ago?

He’s done a good job of paring back the agency’s excesses and we’d like to see more.
I hope he totally dismantles the agency and sends those functions back to the agencies hence they came.
Not bad, but he needs to take his time making additional changes.
We’re totally aghast. He’s gone way too far in protecting the rights of companies not consumers!

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