CFPB Deputy Director Seeks Injunction In Leadership Fight

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official currently embroiled in a fight over the temporary leadership of the federal consumer finance watchdog on Wednesday asked a federal judge to remove a rival acting director appointed by President Donald Trump and declare his actions invalid.

CFPB Deputy Director Leandra English asked U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly of the federal district court in Washington to issue a “preliminary and permanent injunction” against Trump that would block his appointment of Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney from...

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