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AFR Statement: Trump Tweets Tough on Wall Street As Record Shows Opposite

Share this Page: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 8, 2017 Trump Tweets Tough on Wall Street As Record Shows Opposite Washington — Today President Trump tweeted out a promise to stiffen penalties against Wells Fargo, the scandal-ridden megabank, and other banks. The message was an apparent response to a Reuters report that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would ease up on Wells in a current enforcement action. “The notion that this administration is or will be tough on Wall Street doesn’t pass the laugh test, and that fact is evident in…

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AFR Statement: House Bill to Reauthorize the Higher Education Act opens the floodgates to waste, fraud, and abuse

Home » Letters and Statements AFR Statement: House Bill to Reauthorize the Higher Education Act opens the floodgates to waste, fraud, and abuse Submitted by admin on December 1, 2017 – 2:13 pm Share this Page: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTAlexis Goldsteinalexis@ourfinancialsecurity.org(202) 973-8005 Publication date: Dec 1, 2017 Today, Rep. Virginia Foxx, Chairwoman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, introduced a bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA) that includes language that opens the floodgates to waste, fraud, and abuse by for-profit colleges. Foxx’s bill puts new and senseless…

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AFR Statement: English is Rightful Acting Director While Courts Rule on CFPB Leadership

Home » Letters and Statements AFR Statement: English is Rightful Acting Director While Courts Rule on CFPB Leadership Submitted by team on November 27, 2017 – 6:01 pm Share this Page: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 27, 2017 CONTACTCarter Doughertycarter@ourfinancialsecurity.org(202) 251-6700 AFR Statement on CFPB Leadership Transition Statement from Lisa Donner, executive director, Americans for Financial Reform: “Acting Director English is rightly in that post until the Senate confirms a new director, and filing suit will allow the courts to resolve the matter. In the meantime, the CFPB still has work…

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AFR Statement: Attempt to Put Mulvaney in at CFPB Shows Contempt for American Consumers

Home » Letters and Statements AFR Statement: Attempt to Put Mulvaney in at CFPB Shows Contempt for American Consumers Submitted by team on November 27, 2017 – 5:47 pm Share this Page: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 24, 2017 CONTACTCarter Doughertycarter@ourfinancialsecurity.org(202) 251-6700 Statement from Americans for Financial Reform on Mulvaney From Lisa Donner, executive director of Americans for Financial Reform: “Attempting to put an anti-consumer ideologue like Mick Mulvaney in charge of the CFPB shows absolute contempt for the American public and American consumers. Mulvaney has said he is opposed to the…

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AFR Statement: No Budget Riders Weakening Wall Street Reform or CFPB

Home » Letters and Statements AFR Statement: No Budget Riders Weakening Wall Street Reform or CFPB Submitted by team on November 20, 2017 – 8:18 pm Share this Page: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 20, 2017 CONTACT:Carter Doughertycarter@ourfinanicalsecurity.org(202) 251-6700 No Budget Riders Weakening Wall Street Reform or CFPB Statement from Lisa Donner, executive director, Americans for Financial Reform, on the budget riders that would eliminate CFPB’s independent funding: “In attacking the CFPB through budget riders Wall Street’s allies in Congress are trying to muscle through a weakening of the federal agency…

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AFR Statement: On the Resignation of Richard Cordray from the CFPB

Home » Letters and Statements AFR Statement: On the Resignation of Richard Cordray from the CFPB Submitted by admin on November 15, 2017 – 3:20 pm Share this Page: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 15, 2017 CONTACT: Carter Doughertycarter@ourfinancialsecurity.org(202) 251-6700 AFR Statement on the Resignation of Richard Cordray From Lisa Donner, executive director, Americans for Financial Reform: “Following a Wall Street-induced financial crisis that cost millions of people their homes and jobs, the CFPB began its work as the first federal body with the mission and capacity to stand up for…

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