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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Representative continues attack on CFPB in local op-ed

Plus, who is the man behind reforming Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?
Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., doubled down in her battle to unseat Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray and overhaul the bureau in a guest commentary for her local newspaper. Meanwhile, looking at another controversial part of Washington, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac meet the man in charge of reforming them. All of this and more gets unpacked in this week's Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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Cordray answers charges that CFPB didn't take lead on Wells Fargo scandal

Rep. Ann Wagner: "The CFPB was asleep at the wheel"
During a heated exchange in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s semi-annual hearing in front of the House Financial Service Committee, Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., grilled Director Richard Cordray on the bureau’s lack of initiative in the massive Wells Fargo fake account scandal. Wagner focused the majority of her time on creating a timeline of events to prove her case that the bureau just stood by during the Wells Fargo scandal. In her words, the bureau was asleep at the wheel.
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