Trump's legal battle over leadership of the consumer protection agency he is 'gutting' intensifies amid congressional grilling

Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Win McNamee/Getty Images

The battle over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) came to a head last week as its controversial director, Mick Mulvaney, faced congressional questioning and the legal battle over his leadership played out in a Washington, DC courtroom.

Mulvaney has held two jobs — as the director of the Office of Management and Budget and as the interim head of

Continue reading...