43 GOP Senators Threaten Obstruction Unless Consumer Protection Bureau Is Weakened

From ThinkProgress Fri Feb 1 2013, 17:45:56

When the Dodd-Frank financial reform law first passed, Senate Republicans refused to confirm a director for the newly-created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. They promised to block any nominee -- regardless of that nominee's qualifications for the job -- unless the Bureau was weakened and made subservient to the same bank regulators who failed to prevent [...]

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