U.S. House Republicans are asking the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for documents related to work on its qualified mortgage rule amid claims that former employees are seeking to profit from measures they helped write.
I went to Room 2247 of the Rayburn House Office Building on May 24 expecting aggressive Republican questioning of Elizabeth Warren , the Harvard Law professor now at work establishing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. I didn’t expect an attempted mugging.
U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry, a Republican from North Carolina, plans to propose legislation to make municipal-bond issuers subject to financial-disclosure regulations set by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing the lawmaker.
Surely Professor Warren is clever enough to see the proverbial writing on the wall. The inconvenient truth facing Elizabeth Warren , the controversial Harvard Law School professor President Obama would like to run the newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is that she has made herself so bloody disagreeable on Capitol Hill that she has obliterated her chance of winning the Senate votes she needs to be confirmed.
House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan will be among a six-member Republican negotiating team for U.S. budget talks, said North Carolina Representative Patrick McHenry.