Latest from Robert O'Harrow Jr.

Political appointees at CFPB gummed up agency operations while claiming efficiencies as their aim, according to agency data and interviews with career officials.

  • Dec 4, 2018

The acting attorney general worked for the group for three years.

  • Nov 20, 2018

Whitaker stands in vivid contrast to his predecessors, whose résumés typically boast judgeships, partnerships at prestigious firms and senior roles in the Justice Department.

  • Nov 14, 2018

Former customers of World Patent Marketing expressed dismay at his appointment as acting attorney general.

  • Nov 8, 2018

Brock Bierman was the third leader in five months at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a small foreign assistance agency.

  • Oct 18, 2018

The appointment of Suzanne Israel Tufts caught lawmakers and agency officials by surprise.

  • Oct 16, 2018

In an interview on CNN on Thursday, White House spokesman Raj Shah said the bureau interviewed nine people.

  • Oct 4, 2018

Blankenstein has initially dismissed concerns about the posts, but has faced an internal rebellion among some subordinates and calls for his dismal by two Senate Democrats.

  • Oct 1, 2018

The old posts, on hate crimes and the n-word, caused upheaval at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

  • Sep 28, 2018

How he earned it, according to his new financial disclosure: speeches, sitting on boards of directors and helping to manage private investment firms.

  • Aug 4, 2015
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