• Senators Clash Over Trump's Pick To Run Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    4 monthes ago - By NPR

    Elizabeth Warren and other senators fired tough questions at Kathy Kraninger, President Trump's nominee to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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  • Trump's pick to run consumer watchdog faces skeptical Senate

    Trump's pick to run consumer watchdog faces skeptical Senate

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee to take over the nation's watchdog for banks, credit card companies and payday lenders, made her public debut in front of the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday, where she faced extremely hostile questioning from Democrats.
    Democratic senators called into question her qualifications to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as well as her role in the Trump administration's immigration policy in her current job with the Office of Management and Budget. But with a 51-seat Republican majority, Kraninger's nomination to run...
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  • 'I dream about Biden': Trump says Obama took Biden 'out of the garbage heap' and that he'd 'love' to face the former vice president in 2020

    'I dream about Biden': Trump says Obama took Biden 'out of the garbage heap' and that he'd 'love' to face the former vice president in 2020

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    In an interview with CBS News' Jeff Glor, President Donald Trump said he would like to face off against former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 election.
    After not running in 2016, Biden is openly considering a run in 2020.
    In a Wednesday interview with CBS News' Jeff Glor, President Donald Trump said he would like to face off against former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 election.
    "I dream about Biden," Trump said. "That's a dream. Look, Joe Biden ran three times. He never got more than 1% and President Obama took him out of the garbage heap, and everybody was shocked that he...
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  • Some Democrats opposing nominee to protest IRS donor policy

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Several Senate Democrats say they'll vote against President Donald Trump's choice to head the IRS to protest a new agency policy allowing some groups to hide their donors' identities. Critics say the policy will let more dark money - including from foreign interests - flood into the U.S. political system.
    The Senate Finance Committee weighed Thursday the nomination of Beverly Hills tax attorney Charles Rettig to become the new Internal Revenue Service commissioner. The session broke into a debate over the new IRS policy lifting donor disclosure requirements for thousands of...
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  • The Latest: Trump's pick for consumer watchdog faces Senate

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the confirmation hearing for Kathy Kraninger :
    10:45 a.m.
    President Donald Trump's nominee to take over the nation's consumer financial watchdog agency is appearing before the Senate Banking Committee Thursday.
    The hearing for Kathy Kraninger is expected to be contentious along partisan lines.
    Trump nominated Kraninger on June 18 to replace Mick Mulvaney, Trump's budget director, who has been acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau since late November.
    Democrats including Sen.
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  • Trump's pick to run consumer watchdog faces skeptical Senate

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee to take over the nation's watchdog for banks, credit cards and payday lenders is facing the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday, where is she is expected to undergo extremely hostile questioning from Senate Democrats.
    President Trump nominated Kraninger on June 18 to replace Mick Mulvaney, Trump's budget director, who has been acting director of the bureau since late November.
    Before her nomination, Kraninger, 43, was a relatively unknown mid-level bureaucrat working inside the Office of Management and Budget. Before that she...
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