Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Sadly, Trump is winning so far

This is one of the hardest things I have ever had to write and admit. Donald Trump is winning. In the brief space of a week he won a brief court fight to shove Mick Mulvaney to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Mulvaney wasted no time in unhinging a spate of consumer protection rulings, Read More…

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Consumer watchdog facing more heat from Congress

On April 5, a committee hearing before the House Financial Services Committee was supposed to be one of two mandated sessions required by the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform and Consumer Protection Act. This spring, as in past years, Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), appeared to testify before Congress on the past Read More…