cfpb 01Senate Republicans unveil bill to replace CFPB director with committee

 

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While the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, with the support of top Democratic Party leaders and 17 Democratic state attorneys general, is fighting in court to defend its leadership structure, a Republican-led effort in the Senate could render the legal battle over the CFPB a moot point.

On Tuesday, Sens. Deb Fischer, R-Nebraska; John Barrasso, R-Wyoming; and Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, introduced a bill that would replace the single director of the CFPB with a five-member bipartisan committee, a change the Republican Party has long pushed for.

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