Mulvaney hikes pay of political appointees at CFPB

Mick Mulvaney, the director of Office of Management and Budget whom President Donald Trump’s has running the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sinxe CFPB director Richard Cordray stepped down, has given big pay raises to the deputies he has hired to help him run the CFPB, according to salary records obtained by The Associated Press.

Mulvaney has hired at least eight political appointees since he took over in late November. Four of them are making $259,500 a year, and one is making $239,595 — more than the salaries of members of Congress, cabinet secretaries, and nearly all federal judge.

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