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OMB Head At Helm Thwarts CFPB Autonomy, DC Circ. Told

Law360, Washington (April 12, 2018, 10:00 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit judges hearing the former acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director's case to regain her post indicated in court Thursday that they are still weighing whether the 2010 law that created the CFPB carves out an exception to the 1998 law governing federal appointments.

Leandra English, currently the deputy director of the CFPB, argued to the panel that she legally remains its acting director, and President Donald Trump’s appointment of Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney as acting director violates law governing CFPB succession...
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Leandra English v. Donald Trump, et al


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18-5007

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Appellate - DC Circuit

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2890 Other Statutory Actions

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January 12, 2018

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