Joe Adler has been with the Washington bureau of American Banker since 2006, writing on a variety of topics about the federal government's financial services policy. Before joining American Banker, he worked at newspapers in New England, beginning his career as a sportswriter in Massachusetts.
Mick Mulvaney’s unapologetic memo to staff about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s mission headlined a spate of developments this past week as he continues to transform the agency. Here are the key developments.
In a letter to President Trump, 44 Democratic senators said the White House's appointment of Mick Mulvaney as interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "jeopardizes the agency’s independence and effectiveness."