Acting CFPB Chief Won’t Fire The Woman Who’s Suing Him

By on December 8, 2017

December 8, 2017

Mick Mulvaney, acting chief of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said he won’t fire Leandra English, the deputy director who has filed suit against both him and the man who appointed him, Donald Trump. English maintains that she, not Mulvaney, is next in line to be the interim head of the agency per the Dodd-Frank Act that established it, now that Richard Cordray, bane of the Republicans, has resigned. “It’s always a challenge when you’re in a workplace with someone who’s suing you,” Mulvaney says. “We typically don’t chat.” English had been Cordray’s chief of staff, but he promoted her to deputy director shortly before he resigned.

 

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One Comment

  1. James Parker

    December 9, 2017 at 1:52 pm

    The law, and the legislative intent was clear that Leandra English is the correct Acting, and that Mulvaney was improperly appointed to take office ahead of formal Senate confirmation. This Judge patently looked outside of express Congressional mandate to fashion some form of judicial contravention to Congressional intent, which should subject the Judge to impeachment scrutiny for failure to follow Public Law.

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