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Judge Rules in Favor of Trump in Battle over CFPB Leadership

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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.

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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.