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CFPB Structure Is Constitutional, DC Circ. Says In Reversal

Law360, New York (January 31, 2018, 10:45 AM EST) -- An en banc panel of D.C. Circuit judges on Wednesday overturned a ruling that would have allowed President Donald Trump to fire the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s director at will, preserving the agency's current structure and setting up a potentially messy process before the U.S. Supreme Court.

The D.C. Circuit voted Wednesday to reverse a decision that found the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's single-director structure was unconstitutional. The agency is currently led by acting director Mick Mulvaney, seen here Nov. 27. (AP) The full panel of D.C....
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