Mr. Mulvaney, acting director of the consumer bureau, fired off a mission statement instructing staff to not “push the envelope.”
Last fall, The Daily Beast reported that Jimmy Kimmel had been getting some behind-the-scenes help in his crusade to protect the Affordable Care Act. It turned out, some of the late-night comic’s talking points were coming directly from the office of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Show More Summary
“If Roe is reversed, the legality of abortion is left up to the states and, at present, only seventeen states affirmatively protect the right to abortion. That’s why lawmakers are acting now.” The post Amid Threats to ‘Roe,’ State Lawmakers Push to Protect Access to Abortion Care appeared first on Rewire.
What would it take to get Camden County Democrats to act boldly and decisively to protect immigrant communities? A diverse coalition of activists in Camden County has been working for months trying to get an answer to that question. The coalition includes:...Read more
With all Republicans supporting and all but six Democrats opposing, the House of Representatives today passed The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 4712) by a vote of 241-183. Looking ahead, NRLC President Carol Tobias cut to the chase when she commented, “The 183 House Democrats who voted against the bill will need to try […]
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 4712, also known as the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, by a vote of 241-183. 235 Republicans voted in favor of the bill, along with six Democrats (Cartwright, Cuellar, Langevin, Lipinski, Peterson, and Walz). Show More Summary
The House of Representatives has just voted to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, by a vote of 241-183. Every Republican representative voted in favor of the bill, and all Democrats voted against it, with just six...Show More Summary
As hundreds of thousands of pro-life people prepare to march in the March for Life, the House of Representatives voted to approve the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act — legislation protecting babies who survive abortions. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said the bill was necessary to protect babies who are born alive after […]
When infectious diseases strike, the World Health Organization acts swiftly, coordinating with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its foreign counterparts to contain the threat. But there is no equivalent international organization similarly dedicated to identifying and mitigating a cyberattack.
On the night before her Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act will face a vote on the floor of the U.S. Congress, Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) is feeling humbled that her work for the cause of life continues to make waves. Show More Summary
The party's entire base is behind it. After what seems like three million news cycles and hot takes on "shthole countries," Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of legal protections, commonly known as DACA, for nearly 800,000 Americans who came to the United States as children. Show More Summary
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s acting director is paying operations costs from its reserves this quarter, his latest move to curb the agency.
I am sometimes asked how religious people could vote for a man with the personal history of Donald Trump. Consider this Smith on the Election, but I always answer that I think it was an act of self defense. The Obama Administration had been very hostile to the free exercise of religion–even to the point […]
I am sometimes asked how religious people could vote for a man with the personal history of Donald Trump. Consider this Smith on the Election, but I always answer that I think it was an act of self defense. The Obama Administration had...Show More Summary
In his first quarterly funding request as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney is asking for nothing. “This letter is to inform you that for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018, the Bureau is requesting $0,” he wrote Wednesday to Janet L. Yellen, chair of...
Mick Mulvaney doesn’t want any new money for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but he does want the companies whose abusive business practices put them at odds with the agency to sound off in the comments. The acting head of the CFPB told the Federal Reserve to give the seven-year-old watchdog zero dollars in new […]
HRC CALLS ON CONGRESS TO PASS THE DREAM ACT NOW TO PROTECT DACA RECIPIENTS: “By rescinding DACA, Donald Trump launched a fresh assault on the American Dream, risking the lives -- and livelihoods -- of more than 800,000 Dreamers. There...Show More Summary
Click to learn more about author Victor DeMarines. As the May 25, 2018 deadline for the General Data Protection Act (GDPR) regulations inches closer, there isn’t a compliance officer on the planet who isn’t consumed with making sure every asset is covered. Show More Summary
Mick Mulvaney once called the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau a "joke... in a sad, sick kind of way.” Now, as its acting director, he’s in a position to change it. On Wednesday, Mulvaney announced he was launching a review of the entire operation of the consumer watchdog agency created in...
Shrugging off the prospect of a government shutdown, liberal activists are demanding that Democrats protect thousands of young immigrants from deportation, no matter what. The conflict comes to a head … Click to Continue »