Judge Rules in Favor of Trump in Battle over CFPB Leadership

The Washington Times covers the ruling in the fued over leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

A federal court rejected efforts by anti-Trump forces to take acting control of the 1,600-employee Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, giving the Trump administration a high-profile victory Tuesday in a partisan clash with Democrats and appointees held over from the Obama administration.

U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly denied a bid by Leandra English, an employee at the CFPB who claims to be acting director, from blocking White House budget director Mick Mulvaney as acting head of the agency.

Competitive Enterprise Institute General Counsel Sam Kazman said the nonprofit group was “glad to see this attempt at bureaucratic self-perpetuation fail.”

Read the full article at The Washington Times.