Articles Tagged with ''Mick Mulvaney''

Bloomberg: There's never been a president this unpopular with an economy this good

Donald Trump's popularity numbers are in the dumps despite a strong economy
According to an analysis by Alexandre Tanzi and Rich Miller at Bloomberg, no president has ever been this unpopular when the economy has been this good. Typically, a strong economy bodes well for the party in control at the time, but Republicans are having to fight to suppress displeasure with Trump and play up the great economy to voters as the midterms loom large.
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CFPB student loan ombudsman resigns, rebukes Mulvaney's anti-consumer efforts

NPR reports that Seth Frotman resigns in protest of bureau’s direction
In a scathing letter addressed to Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, Seth Frotman resigned from his position as assistant director and student loan ombudsman at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday, accusing the agency of turning its back on young people and their financial futures.
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Mulvaney’s shot at new White House position falls through

Chief of Staff John Kelly announces plans to stay until 2020
CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney was rumored to be in the running to become President Donald Trump’s next chief of staff, however, that job may have just fallen through the cracks. As it turns out, current Chief of Staff John Kelly announced he will be sticking around until 2020.
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HOT or NOT August: What's trending in housing right now

Cybersecurity, stress tests, Mick Mulvaney and more make the list
Companies should keep an eye on these three cybersecurity trends, plus more homeowners are cashing in on equity and the Fed is considering eliminating the pass/fail score on bank stress tests. Read more inside!
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Are cities finally fed up with Airbnb wiping out local housing?

Plus, the CFPB opens a new office, regulatory sandbox for fintech development
Are cities over Airbnb? Looks like it. Last week, two city councils voted to limit the online home rental services activities in their cities, the latest in a series of moves to reign in the company, which some say are aggravating the housing crisis. That, plus more about the CFPB's new office in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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Embattled CFPB Deputy Director Leandra English giving up leadership fight, leaving bureau

Resigning in wake of Trump naming new official director
While there will still likely be a fight from Democrats over President Donald Trump nominating Kathy Kraninger to serve as the next director of the CFPB, the messy battle over who would replace former director Richard Cordray on an interim basis appears to be over. Leandra English, who sued the government after Trump named Mick Mulvaney acting director, is planning to step down from the bureau and give up her fight over the bureau’s leadership.
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