AP Report on Absence of CFPB Enforcement Actions

by Jeff Sovern

AP is running a story, Under Trump, a Voice for the American Consumer Goes Silent, making a point that this blog has frequently noted. Excerpt:

A review of a CFPB database obtained by the AP through a Freedom of Information request shows that the bureau issued an average of two to four enforcement actions a month under former Director Richard Cordray, President Obama’s appointee. But the database shows zero enforcement actions have been taken since Nov. 21, 2017, three days before Cordray resigned.

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