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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.
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.
Mick Mulvaney.

Disgruntled employees at the top consumer watchdog formed ‘Dumbledore’s Army’ to resist their Trump-appointed boss

Turmoil at the CFPB is ongoing nearly two weeks after Trump moved to place Mulvaney as acting director of the independent agency.
Elizabeth Warren.

Elizabeth Warren is opening up a new front in her war with Trump over the top consumer watchdog agency

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is opening up a new front in her battle with the Trump administration over the future of the CFPB.
Mick Mulvaney.

Employees dish on the chaos gripping America’s top consumer watchdog agency amid a dramatic showdown with Trump

Officials at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau say they're confused, worried about their employment, and uncertain about the future.

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.
Mick Mulvaney.

2 ‘leaders’ send dueling emails amid an awkward battle for control of the top consumer watchdog agency

The ongoing brouhaha over who is the rightful interim leader of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau spilled over into Monday morning.

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.