Items Tagged with 'Leandra English'


  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Did Detroit finally recover from the housing crisis?

    Home prices in Motown are nearly back to pre-crisis peak
    Detroit was one of the hardest-hit cities in the financial crisis. Now, 10 years later, is it finally showing signs of recovery? Also, in case you missed it on Friday, the battle over the leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is nearly over. Full details within. All that, and more, 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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  • 113 congressional Republicans declare support for Mick Mulvaney as CFPB director

    File amicus brief in legal battle over bureau’s interim director
    Late last week, a group of 113 congressional Republicans declared their support for President Donald Trump’s authority to name Mick Mulvaney as the interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The Republicans argue that Leandra English's assertion that she should be leading the CFPB has no merit.
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  • Court of Appeals agrees to quickly review legal battle over CFPB leadership

    Grants Leandra English’s request for expedited review
    After a series of legal defeats in the battle over who’s really in charge of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Leandra English finally received a bit of good news this week when the D.C. Court of Appeals agreed to her request for an expedited review of her fight to be placed in charge of the CFPB.
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  • Battle over CFPB leadership continues, heads to D.C. Court of Appeals

    Requests expedited review of her case
    The fight over leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is far from over as, once again, the case heads to court. While Trump has won every battle in the courts so far, English continues to fight back. Just two days after a judge sided with Acting Director Mulvaney, English filed another appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
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  • Federal judge again backs Trump, Mulvaney in fight to lead CFPB

    Leandra English’s bid to be acting director foiled for the second time
    It appears that Mick Mulvaney’s time as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is nowhere close to being done, as, for the second time in two months, a federal judge ruled that President Donald Trump has the authority to name the acting director of the CFPB.
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  • Top Hensarling aide to become CFPB chief of staff

    Becomes second Hensarling aide to take top job at CFPB
    The Republican reshaping of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is set to take another step forward, as for the second time in a month, the Trump administration is installing a close aide of one of the CFPB’s chief critics to a top position at the agency.
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  • Democrats say fight over acting director of CFPB isn’t over

    Still claim Leandra English is lawful director
    A federal judge recently sided with President Donald Trump, affirming his right to appoint the acting director of the CFPB. However, Democrats are not happy with the decision, and vow that the fight isn’t over yet. They're calling on Acting Director Mick Mulvaney to step down and allow Cordray’s pick for acting director to “do her job.”
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  • Federal judge sides with Trump in fight over CFPB director

    Trump’s pick to take control of bureau
    A federal judge ruled with President Donald Trump’s pick for CFPB acting director, giving him full control of the bureau. Over the weekend, the CFPB erupted into chaos as two leaders showed up to the office as acting director – and no one knew who to follow. Now, however, a judge has put an end to the confusion.
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  • Lawyers side with Trump in battle over CFPB leadership

    Protesters still plan to gather
    In the latest development to the CFPB power struggle, lawyers sided with President Donald Trump and his appointment for acting CFPB director. But the battle is far from over. Protestors, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., announced their plans to gather tomorrow, demanding Trump’s acting director step down.
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