Year In Review

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Top Six Dubious Accomplishments In 2018

UNITED STATES - APRIL 18: Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney testifies before a House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing in Rayburn Building on FY2019 Budget for OMB on April 18, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 18: Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney testifies before a House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing in Rayburn Building on the FY201... UNITED STATES - APRIL 18: Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney testifies before a House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing in Rayburn Building on the FY2019 Budget for OMB on April 18, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) MORE LESS
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December 26, 2018 10:55 am

TPM spent quite a few pixels this year chronicling the Trump administration’s steady degradation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s enforcement efforts and regulatory muscle. But what does the administration have to show for it? After a year of primarily serving corporate interests over consumers, what are the Mick Mulvaney- (and now, Kathy Kraninger-) controlled CFPB’s “greatest hits” and how will they affect consumers?

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