Mulvaney Tells Sens. He Had Say In Axing Payday Lender Suit

Law360 (February 13, 2018, 3:17 PM EST) -- Mick Mulvaney, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, on Tuesday confirmed he took part in the decision to drop a lawsuit against a payday lender, despite his spokesman initially stating the decision was made by career staff at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Mulvaney, who was appearing before the Senate Budget Committee for a hearing on President Donald Trump's fiscal 2019 budget, said he did take part in the decision to drop a lawsuit against Golden Valley Lending Inc. in his role as...
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