As the Shutdown Loomed, Trump Reached Out to Schumer

But as happened in September — when a tentative deal fell apart after the president’s hard-line advisers and conservative supporters revolted — the meeting went nowhere.

Fact Check: Is the Consumer Bureau ‘Unaccountable’ and Ineffective?

Critics of the agency are exaggerating when they say the agency is “completely unaccountable” and adds little to consumer protection.

Judge Blocks Consumer Bureau Veteran’s Attempt to Stop Mulvaney Appointment

The case addressed a legal spat at an agency thrown into chaos as two acting directors publicly laid claim to the title of rightful leadership.

Dueling Appointments Lead to Clash at Consumer Protection Bureau

President Trump named his budget director as the agency’s acting leader, moving to take control just hours after its departing leader had taken steps to install his own choice for acting chief.