Anti-CFPB Groups Want Cordray Confirmation Delayed

Law360, New York (January 30, 2013, 5:15 PM EST) -- Conservative activist groups helping to bankroll a constitutional challenge to the Dodd-Frank Act and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau urged the U.S. Senate on Wednesday to delay confirming the bureau's director until legal questions about his recess appointment are resolved.

The Senate must sort out the ramifications of Friday's D.C. Circuit ruling finding President Barack Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board constitutionally invalid before it begins the confirmation process for CFPB Director Richard Cordray, according to the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the 60...
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