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  • President Donald Trump gestures as he hosts an event honouring the Native American code talkers, including Thomas Begay (L) and Peter McDonald, in front of a painting of President Andrew Jackson, at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 27, 2017.

    Trump mocked Elizabeth Warren during an event honoring veterans known as code talkers.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 27- Mick Mulvaney brought a sweetener to the Trump administration's takeover of the consumer watchdog agency on Monday, offering doughnuts as he challenged the Obama-era acting appointee in a partisan showdown over how to regulate the U.S. financial system. President Donald Trump named Mulvaney, the White House budget chief, acting director...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 27- Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer plans to meet on Monday afternoon with Leandra English, the Democrats' pick to lead the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Schumer and Senator Elizabeth Warren will meet jointly with English, who on Friday was named temporary head of the agency by outgoing Director Richard Cordray, according to...

  • SCHUMER AND ELIZABETH WARREN WILL MEET JOINTLY WITH ENGLISH MONDAY AFTERNOON- CONGRESSIONAL AIDE.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 27- With doughnuts in hand, President Donald Trump's pick to head the U.S. government consumer watchdog agency turned up for work on Monday, challenging the acting appointee of the Obama-era leader in an partisan showdown over how the U.S. financial system should be regulated. Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget chief, was named acting director...

  • Nov 27- The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been thrown into disarray by a battle between the White House and Obama-era officials over who gets to run the federal watchdog on an interim basis after its director resigned. Outgoing director Richard Cordray elevated an agency official to replace him on an interim basis. But Republican President...

  • run the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the coming months was set for court as Obama-era holdovers sought to maintain their control over a powerful watchdog which President Donald Trump is seeking to curb. Thanksgiving holiday break were left scratching their heads over who was in charge after outgoing director Richard Cordray formally...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 26- The White House's plan to appoint an interim leader for the top U.S. regulator for consumer finance came under further scrutiny on Sunday as a senior Democratic senator said the move would violate the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law. President Donald Trump then named White House budget director Mick Mulvaney, one of the CFPB's fiercest...

  • WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./ WASHINGTON, Nov 25- A battle between the White House and Democrats over warring appointments to head up the top U.S. regulator for consumer finance is likely headed for the courts, opening any interim actions by the agency to legal challenges, lawyers said on Saturday. Richard Cordray, a Democrat, stepped down on Friday as director of the...

  • WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./ WASHINGTON, Nov 25- A battle between the White House and Democrats over warring appointments to head up the top U.S. regulator for consumer finance is likely headed for the courts, opening any interim actions by the agency to legal challenges, lawyers said on Saturday. Richard Cordray, a Democrat, stepped down on Friday as director of the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 20- A decision by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc to shift its U.S. banks from state regulators to a federal bank regulator is garnering scrutiny from a pair of U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Chris Van Hollen sent a letter to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on Monday, pressing for details on the regulator's decision to allow the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 15- The head of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, will resign at the end of the month, paving the way for President Donald Trump to appoint his own director and reshape an agency that has been a scourge of Wall Street. Cordray, the agency's first and so far only director, has been a bulwark against efforts by Trump and the...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 15- Marc Lasry, billionaire owner of Avenue Capital Management, said on Wednesday he does not expect Puerto Rico, struggling with the devastation caused by two hurricanes and bankruptcy, to make debt payments for at least the next two to three years. "We sold a bunch, so it is not that big, probably $50 million in market value, so probably $150 million to $200...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 15- The head of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray will resign at the end of the month, paving the way for President Donald Trump to appoint his own director and reshape an agency that has been a scourge of Wall Street. "One thing I have tried to reinforce this year is that the Consumer Bureau is far more than its director," he...

  • The House of Representatives has already passed a broad rewrite of the Dodd-Frank law, but Senate agreement is necessary before the Republican-led Congress can approve easing the rules for the banks. The Senate bill, which is more limited in scope than the House's original proposal, has nine Democratic co-sponsors, meaning it is likely to pass into law.

  • The 10 states with the highest taxes are represented in the Senate by Democrats, and by Vermont's Bernie Sanders, an independent who votes with Democrats. A Senate tax plan about to be unveiled on Thursday was expected to propose ending the SALT deduction entirely. Here are the U.S. states with the highest annual combined state and local income taxes and property...

  • Michaun Johnson attends a candle light vigil after a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 5, 2017.

    A man with an assault rifle killed at least 26 people and wounded 20 in a rural Texas church during Sunday services.

  • Hillary Clinton is interviewed by Mariella Frostrup (not pictured) at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on October 15, 2017 in Cheltenham, England.

    A new book from a former DNC interim chair says Hillary Clinton had been controlling elements of the DNC since before the primary ended.

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., agreed during an interview with CNN, that the Democratic National Committee was "rigged" in favor of Hillary Clinton during the 2016 Democratic primary.

  • Sen. Warren: I'm against this tax plan

    CNBC's John Harwood speaks with Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) about the Republican-backed tax reform bill and how the wealthy will benefit from it.