Corey Lewandowski Denies Payday Lending Ties After Ohio Speech
The former Trump campaign manager got testy with audience members who wanted to know whether he had a financial interest in calling for the firing of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Richard Cordray. Reporters pressed for answers, too.
A Fight Over Presidential Power Is Working Its Way Towards The US Supreme Court
A federal appeals court heard arguments on Wednesday in a constitutional challenge to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. If the bureau wins the court fight — which could be headed to the US Supreme Court — President Trump wouldn’t get to replace the current, Obama-nominated director until at least 2018.
Some Republicans Really Don’t Want President Trump To Fire The Director Of Wall Street Critic CFPB
Richard Cordray runs the Republican-hated CFPB. But if Trump fires him, Republicans in Ohio worry he’ll return home as a political martyr who lost his job for being too tough on Wall Street and the banking industry — and the top Democratic candidate for governor.
The Fight Over The Future Of An Obama-Era Consumer Protection Agency Isn't Over Yet
A federal appeals court in Washington agreed to rehear a challenge to the single-director structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. A three-judge panel previously found the bureau's structure unconstitutional.
Senate Filibustering As Explained By "Mean Girls"
UPDATE: Harry Reid dropped the bomb. Maybe you heard about filibustering in the Senate and the threat of a "nuclear option," and maybe you're still a little bit confused about what it all means. Sit back and let the cast of Mean Girls walk you through the finer points.