By Richard Pollock | 07/19/13 08:04 AM
Renovation costs for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's headquarters building have doubled, soaring from $55 million to $95 million, the Washington Examiner has learned.
By Richard Pollock | 07/18/13 10:10 AM
Employees of the new Consumer Financial Protection Board may be the most lavishly paid of all federal workers. Hundreds of CFPB officials are paid more than Supreme Court Justices, senior White House officials, members of Congress, and all 50 state governors, according to a Washington Examiner...
By Richard Pollock | 07/11/13 12:05 PM
Renovation costs for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new headquarters building have doubled, soaring from $55 million to $95 million, the Washington Examiner has learned.
By Richard Pollock | 07/10/13 06:45 PM
Like most Americans, I celebrated July 4th with hamburgers, hot dogs and American flags. But there weren't many other Americans at this gathering, as my wife and I were in Bath, England, about 100 miles Southwest from London.
By Richard Pollock | 06/27/13 06:05 AM
Multiple members of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Consumer Advisory Board have histories of financial losses, bankruptcies and insolvencies, the Washington Examiner has learned. The board provides financial and consumer advice to low-income families, including how to live within...
By Richard Pollock | 06/24/13 12:10 PM
President Obama's new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may be one of the biggest casualties if the Supreme Court rules he overstepped his authority by appointing members to another federal board while the Senate was in recess last year. The high court said Monday it would take up the...
By Richard Pollock | 06/19/13 05:50 PM
Rajeev Date may have given new meaning to the phrase "revolving door" when he left the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on January 31 to start a new bank and mortgage "advisory firm." ‘It's almost like a protection racket. You hire the alumni of the agency and they'll call up their...
By Richard Pollock | 06/17/13 03:45 PM
Leaders of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform have issued a rare subpoena to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius demanding documents on the $2 billion Obamacare health care co-op program, the Washington Examiner has learned. The subpoena that was issued...
By Richard Pollock | 06/13/13 06:30 PM
Unidentified hackers have shut down the federal government's main employee ethics website, The Washington Examiner has learned. Web visitors to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics website are greeted with a stern announcement stating, "Due to a significant and unexpected problem, our website...
By Richard Pollock | 06/13/13 09:45 AM
Multiple federal investigations are probing the $2 billion Obamacare co-op loan program at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, The Washington Examiner has learned. Investigators from two separate offices within HHS's Office of Inspector General are looking closely at the co-op...
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