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Why Is Toomey so Confident Auto Lending Discrimination Protections Will Be Gutted?
Meet Emma Doyle: Former Toomey staffer turned auto industry lobbyist turned Mulvaney CFPB staffer.
State of Emergency: A State-By-State Guide to Sinclair’s Local Television News Takeover
If the FCC approved this merger, Sinclair will be one step closer to fulfilling the dream of its chairman for “an instantaneous final consolidation of the industry.”
Reality Check: American Banker Publishes Grossly Misleading Op-Ed by Payday Lending Group Honcho
Shaul worked for the House Financial Services Committee before taking a $500,000 a year job shilling for an industry he once helped to oversee.
Reality Check: Mulvaney Admits He’s Relying on His “Gut” (Rather Than Facts) in Payday Debate
Experts agree the Florida model does not offer strong consumer protections. In Fact, it allows payday lenders to trap consumers in cycles of debt featuring 300-400% interest rates.
Special Report: Mick Mulvaney Is a Payday Industry Puppet
While the Trump administration has paid lip service to the notion of taking on powerful financial interests and standing up for hard working Americans, Mulvaney has always been a payday industry puppet.
Rural Rundown: How Sinclair Guts Newsrooms and Rips Off Consumers in Rural America
Sinclair’s record in rural communities is one of hostile neglect and apparent contempt for America’s heartland. Allowing the Sinclair-Tribune merger to proceed would compound these issues.
Why Does Credit Union National Association Defend Forced Arbitration that 97% of Credit Unions Don’t Use?
Group’s board members represent few credit unions (only 3-8%) that use forced arbitration, while group’s president has been in pocket of banking lobby for 20 years.
Fact Check: Trump’s Comptroller Does Bidding of Former Clients with Sham Arbitration Report
Acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika just released a report claiming that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) important new rule on forced arbitration could lead banks to raise interest rates on credit cards.
Shot & Chaser: So… About the Congressional Hearings Into the Equifax Data Breach
Equifax’s PAC has given $67,000 to GOP members of the House Financial Services Committee which will be holding Equifax hearings.
Caffeinated Absurdity: Fact Checking the Chamber’s New Ad Attacking the CFPB’s Forced Arbitration Rule
In New Ad, Chamber of Commerce Uses Wall Street Talking Points and Outright Falsehoods to Attack CFPB and Forced Arbitration Rule.