CFPB Deputy Director Sues Trump Over Mulvaney Appointment

Law360, New York (November 26, 2017, 11:24 PM EST) -- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s deputy director late Sunday evening sued to block President Donald Trump from replacing her as acting director of the federal consumer finance watchdog with Mick Mulvaney.

Leandra English, who was named deputy director Friday shortly before Director Richard Cordray resigned his position, asked the federal court in Washington to prevent Trump from installing Office of Management and Budget Director Mulvaney as the bureau’s acting director. 

The CFPB’s deputy director said in the complaint that Trump wrongly relied on the Federal Vacancies...
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