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“Democrats’ #Resistance is creating a genuine constitutional crisis”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 2:30pm 12/12/2017 at 2:30pm
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Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett had a tweet on December 5, 2017, that I’ve been meaning to write about.

It reflects a subject I, and others, have been focusing on since election night — the refusal of Democrats and #NeverTrump Republicans to accept the outcome of the election not just emotionally, but...

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Where is the CFPB to Protect Those Badgered For Phantom Debt?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 11, 2017 at 10:00am 12/11/2017 at 10:00am
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Last week, Bloomberg published an article how one man had enough of fake debt collectors badgering him and his family to collect a phantom debt, money he did not owe. Andrew Therrien used his own money and time to track down...

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If Trump really wanted to stick it to Elizabeth Warren, here’s who he’d nominate for CFPB Director

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 11:30am 11/29/2017 at 11:30am
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Because of her Twitter fights with Donald Trump, much attention has been focused for the past year on Elizabeth Warren’s claim, while climbing the law school ladder to Harvard, to be Native American. I addressed this recently in It’s time for Eliza...

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Court Sides with Trump in Bitter Fight with CFPB and Elizabeth Warren

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 5:25pm 11/28/2017 at 5:25pm

Elizabeth Warren’s pet project, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is engaged in an unnecessary feud with the Trump administration.

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General counsel for the CFPB disagrees with Elizabeth Warren on agency head replacement (Update)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 27, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/27/2017 at 1:30pm

The showdown at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a perfect microcosm of the difficulty unraveling Obama’s rule by bureaucracy.

Two weeks ago, CFPB chair Richard Cordray announced his resignation. Cordray had run ...

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Elizabeth Warren furious over Trump’s CFPB appointment

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 4:00pm 11/25/2017 at 4:00pm
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Richard Cordray announced his resignation from the contentious Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) two weeks ago. Friday, Cordray suddenly changed plans, and with no warning, left the agency a week before his scheduled departure date.

Prior to leaving, he appointed his Chief of Staff, Leandra English, to replace him as the Acting...

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Resignation of CFPB head gives Trump opportunity to erase Elizabeth Warren’s legacy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 1:45pm 11/15/2017 at 1:45pm
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Richard Cordray, an Obama appointee and head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced to staff in an email Wednesday his plans to resign. While he’s yet to confirm his plans, there’s speculation Cordray will return home to run for Ohio’s governorship.

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‘Monopoly Man’ Attends Senate’s Equifax Hearing

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/4/2017 at 4:00pm
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Amanda Werner, an arbitration campaign manager for Public Citizen, has attended the senate’s Equifax hearing dressed as the Monopoly Man. From The Hill:

Dressed in a top-hat, bushy mustache and monocle, Amanda Werner, arbitration campaign manager for Public Citizen, was visible over Richard Smith’s left shoulder in the Senate Banking Committee’s live...

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Hypocrite Government Agency Lashes Out at Equifax Over Data Collection While Continuing to Collect Data

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 5:30pm 9/28/2017 at 5:30pm
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You gotta love government agencies. They lash out when private businesses hurt consumers and yet evidence always seems to surface that they do the exact same thing, sometimes even worse.

Take the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), an agency not many know about. Dodd-Frank birthed this agency as a way to protect...

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Appeals Ct to Consider Fate of Elizabeth Warren’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 6:30pm 5/21/2017 at 6:30pm

Back when Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) still claimed to be a Republican, she came up with the idea of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

That idea, however, morphed into a partisan Democrat operation under Obama, with a structure that sought to exclude itself from Executive or Congressional oversight.  The constitutionality of...

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Student Debt Now Affecting a Growing Number of Elderly Americans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 10:00am 1/22/2017 at 10:00am
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The Trump administration would be wise to address the higher ed bubble sooner than later. The train is is heading down the tracks and picking up speed.

The Washington Post reports:

Student debt now affects a staggering number of elderly Americans

The number of older Americans taking on student debt on behalf of their...

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Have Two Major Credit Reporting Agencies Lied to Consumers?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 6, 2017 at 5:45pm 1/6/2017 at 5:45pm

After a lengthy investigation, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports that two of the three major credit reporting agencies have deceived consumers.

Both Equifax and Transunion were dinged for deceit and also for taking advantage of consumers. The agencies were fined over $23 million.

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Obama Admin to Regulate Payday Loans

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 4:00pm 6/2/2016 at 4:00pm

The nation’s payday and auto title lenders are now the latest target of the Obama administration in an effort to transform the relationship between private lending companies, their borrowers, and the government. For the very first time, high-interest lending companies will face regulations set forth by the federal government.

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Jeopardy: Our Elizabeth Warren questions

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 2:19pm 10/2/2014 at 2:19pm
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Are the folks at Jeopardy trolling us?

Via The Wall Street Journal, here are questions (and the answers) about Elizabeth Warren asked on a recent episode of Jeopardy:

1) In 2012, Elizabeth Warren was elected a senator from this state.
Answer: What is Massachusetts?
Mr. Trebek: You got it.

2) Mrs. Warren is on the Senate...

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Elizabeth Warren’s $22 intellectual Waterloo

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 8:52am 3/27/2013 at 8:52am

There is plenty to criticize about Elizabeth Warren’s made-for-YouTube theatrics in the Senate Banking Committee.

Warren has some good goals shared on both sides of the aisle, such as addressing “too big to fail” and “too big to prosecute,” but unfortunately she goes about it the wrong way by belittling witnesses with questions properly...

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Mission accomplished

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 18, 2013 at 12:06pm 3/18/2013 at 12:06pm

The primary goal of ElizabethWarrenWiki.org was to serve as a resource for people who don’t have the time to search dozens of websites and blogs.

So when I stumbled on this at HuffPo the other day, it was one of those moments.

The accusation was about Republicans lying about Elizabeth Warren:

The response:

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Elizabeth Warren’s heroic Senate demagoguery

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 10:27am 2/16/2013 at 10:27am

In her debut on the Senate Banking Committee, Elizabeth Warren once again became the hero of the left because she embarrassed Hapless Bank Regulators, as the Huffington Post put it:

Bank regulators got a sense Thursday of how their lives will be slightly different now that Elizabeth Warren sits on a Senate committee...

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