The fight over leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is far from over as, once again, the case heads to court.
Last week, a federal judge ruled that President Donald Trump has the authority to name the acting director of the CFPB. This was the second ruling in two months, both leaving CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney in leadership.
Back in November, U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly, who was appointed by Trump, ruled in favor of the Trump administration.
Just before former Cordray stepped down in November, he promoted Leandra English from chief of staff to deputy director, which positioned her to take over as acting director upon Cordray’s departure.