CFPB chief hoists Warren on her own petard: Refuses questions because of law she wrote

CFPB chief hoists Warren on her own petard: Refuses questions because of law she wrote

[Ed. – Perfectly fair. Warren deliberately created the CFPB to be unaccountable to Congress. She should have to live with the consequences of that as much as the rest of us.]

Acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Mick Mulvaney has told Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., that he doesn’t plan on responding to her questions about the agency, and said it’s her fault that he is not required to answer.

Mulvaney, a conservative who was an outspoken critic of the bureau during his time as a congressman, told Warren in a letter sent Wednesday that the structure of the agency, which she helped design, shields him from accountability. …

He told Warren that he wouldn’t be answering any of the 105 unanswered questions she submitted to him about his management of the CFPB and handling of cases against payday lenders and others.  Instead, he said he would discuss them during congressional testimony…

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