Thursday, April 26, 2018

Mick Mulvaney UPDATE: Meet Mr. Opaque, who considers consumer protection transparency just plain piffle

Reported in Consumer Bureau Looks to End Public View of Complaints Database.  (The New York Times, 4/25/2018)

Here's what Mulvaney would like to give the boot.

4/14/2018 update, "Trump fox in the Consumer Protection henhouse", starts here.

Reported in Mulvaney Defends Role Running Agency He Wants to Cripple.  (The New York Times, 4/11/2018)

Original 4/13/2018 post, "Dear Mick Mulvaney, For years, you've done a superb job making yourself look bad, just on your own", starts here.

Appeals Court Questions Dual Roles of Consumer Bureau’s Director.  (The New York Times, 2/14/2018)
“I recognize that there may well be some (a few? a lot?) of people who work here who aren’t happy that I’m working here. That’s fine,” Mr. Mulvaney wrote. “I also recognize that these folks might be interested in undermining my leadership here, or in quite simply looking to make me look bad.”

Transcribed at Trump’s Budget Director Has a Breathtakingly Cynical Excuse for Cutting Aid to the Poor.  (Slate, 3/17/2017)

Source:  Think Progress

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