By Richard Pollock | 07/22/14 06:17 PM
Stronger cybersecurity measures are needed to protect a federal data-mining system containing the most private financial information on hundreds of millions of Americans, an inspector general warns.
By Richard Pollock | 07/21/14 01:42 PM
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling is demanding "full, unredacted" emails and financial records from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about the exploding costs for its headquarters building renovation.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/18/14 05:17 PM
The government's consumer finance regulatory agency is seeking to create a new source of aggravation for banks: Consumer testimonials and reviews of financial services.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/16/14 08:36 AM
Sports reporters who never say anything critical of their local teams are known in the journalism profession as "Homers." Big government has its homers in the news media, too.
By Richard Pollock | 07/01/14 07:10 PM
Renovation costs for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Washington headquarters have gone up another $65 million in the past six months, and there's no "sound basis" for the renovations, an internal government watchdog says. Â
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/26/14 10:22 PM
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling said some of the actions made by the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may be invalid following a Thursday Supreme Court ruling on recess appointments. Richard Cordray was appointed by President Obama as director of the...
By Richard Pollock | 06/25/14 01:10 PM
Several weeks after a top whistleblower testified of widespread discrimination and retaliation at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, agency officials quietly moved to reimburse its managers for legal counsel and offer legal protections, the Washington Examiner has learned. The new CFPB...
By Washington Examiner | 06/22/14 04:00 PM
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray was in the headlines again last week, this time because one of his senior executives tried to prevent a whistle blower from delivering stunning testimony describing what may well be the most hostile workplace for minority employees in...
By Ed Sykes | 06/19/14 08:39 AM
Two whistleblowers testified before a House subcommittee Wednesday on Capitol Hill, detailing claims of racial discrimination by their employer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Washington Examiner Senior Investigative Reporter Richard Pollock has the exclusive interviews.
By Richard Pollock | 06/19/14 09:03 AM
A House subcommittee is investigating whether a high-ranking official at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau interfered with a congressional investigation of workplace discrimination allegations at her agency.
By Richard Pollock | 06/17/14 07:17 PM
A high-ranking Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official is attempting to silence a CFPB whistleblower before he testifies to a House subcommittee, a move that critics called rare and improper. An attorney for Liza Strong, the bureau's head of employee relations, on Tuesday demanded that...
By Richard Pollock | 06/16/14 06:29 PM
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials settled a high-profile complaint of gender discrimination and retaliation Monday, ending a two-year saga involving senior enforcement attorney Angela Martin.
By Washington Examiner | 06/15/14 04:28 PM
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray evidently is feeling unfamiliar heat after resorting to a disreputable form of sophistry as a substitute for honest discussion and debate. During a June 10 hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, for...
By Richard Pollock | 06/12/14 01:55 PM
Two new whistleblowers at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are being subpoenaed by a congressional subcommittee -- for their own protection -- regarding allegations of racial and gender discrimination in the workplace.
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