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‘This puts a target on his back’: Ethics experts say the FBI should investigate Trump’s budget director for pay for play

Ethics experts say Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget director and interim head of the CFPB, should be investigated for potentially violating federal bribery laws after admitting that, as a congressman, he only gave meetings to lobbyists who donated to his campaign.
FILE PHOTO: White House budget director Mick Mulvaney holds a press briefing at the White House in Washington

Trump’s budget chief made a stunning comment that confirmed everyone’s worst perceptions of lobbying’s influence in Washington

Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget director and interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, told a large gathering of banking industry executives on Tuesday to influence lawmakers with campaign donations and admitted that he only met with lobbyists who donated to his campaign.

Wells Fargo to pay $1 billion in fines for mortgage and auto lending abuses

The CFPB has been readying sanctions alongside the OCC, Wells Fargo's day-to-day regulator.
Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Trump’s legal battle over leadership of the consumer protection agency he is ‘gutting’ intensifies amid congressional grilling

Trump's legal battle over leadership of the consumer protection agency he is 'gutting' intensifies amid congressional grilling.
Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Trump’s head of a key consumer watchdog wants to cripple the agency he’s leading

Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, asked Congress to strip a slew of powers from the CFPB in a letter on Monday.

The fight between Elizabeth Warren and Trump’s budget director is starting to get ugly

Mick Mulvaney shot back at Sen. Elizabeth Warren in a feud over loosening the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's rules on payday lenders.
Protestors run by a defaced sign at a Wells Fargo Bank during Occupy Oakland's general strike on November 2, 2011 in Oakland, California.

Trump says penalties for Wells Fargo mortgage-lending scandal could be ‘substantially increased’

President Donald Trump said that he could increase penalties against Wells Fargo for improper mortgage lending fees after reports the CFPB may back off.
Mick Mulvaney.

The watchdog meant to protect Americans from predatory lending is about to get ‘the most anti-consumer’ boss

OPINION: The role of CFPB director is much broader than most people think, and includes a seat on the powerful Financial Stability Oversight Council.

Chaos at the top of the government’s consumer watchdog could be ‘devastating’ for Americans

Wall Street has welcomed Donald Trump naming Mick Mulvaney as the interim CFPB chief, but critics worry it is laying the groundwork for a new financial crisis.

Trump’s pick to lead the top consumer watchdog agency showed up with doughnuts amid an intense legal battle

Mick Mulvaney showed up to the CFPB on Monday with a Dunkin' Donuts bag amid the battle over whether he or Leandra English will get to lead the agency.