• Senate Confirms Kathy Kraninger As CFPB Director

    10 days ago - By NPR

    The White House official has been confirmed as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new chief over objections by critics who highlighted her lack of experience in consumer protection. (Image credit: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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  • White House appointee reportedly told VA's diversity chief not to condemn white supremacy after the deadly Charlottesville riots

    White House appointee reportedly told VA's diversity chief not to condemn white supremacy after the deadly Charlottesville riots

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    In a tense email exchange reviewed by The Washington Post, an official at the Department of Veterans Affairs was directed not to condemn white supremacy in the aftermath of deadly Charlottesville protests.
    The agency's diversity chief wanted to issue a strong condemnation of "white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and the Ku Klux Klan," the emails show.
    A communications official reportedly agreed to let her issue a personal statement, but asked that she remove "incendiary language" before doing so.
    She instead released her full statement,
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