Recent Posts

Mulvaney New WH Acting Chief of Staff

On Friday December 14, 2018, Trump announced that Mick Mulvaney , current head of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), will be his new “acting” White House chief of staff.  Until December 4th, Mulvaney was also the acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

There is some discrepancy over who chose the “acting” portion of the title. Mulvaney reportedly wanted to be able to bail quickly if things went wrong while being able to say he was just temporary.  …

Kraninger Confirmed as CFPB Head

On December 6, 2018, the US Senate confirmed Kathy Kraninger’s nomination to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for the next five years. The vote was 50-49.

Kraninger has no background, no experience, no qualifications, and no apparent interest in consumer protection issues or financial services oversight. As The National Review put it back in July, "Law students currently doing summer clerkships at the CFPB will have more experience with consumer-credit regulation than the nominee to lead the bureau."

All Rights Reserved © ACORN.ORG          Site design and Web Hosting is provided by Team Oaks.