Entity: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

News Roundup: Setbacks for Freedom of Information

June 28, 2019
Supreme Court decisions, limits on FOIA, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's D.C. landlord.
(Photo: Paul A. Fagan)

News Roundup: Investigating Outside Influence and Political Appointments at the State Department

June 7, 2019
American Oversight filed numerous FOIA requests for records of outside influence on American foreign policy and information about a high-level appointee.

News Roundup: Congressional Hearing Shows and No-Shows

May 24, 2019
Ben Carson, Diane Auer Jones, and Don McGahn's empty chair
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

FOIA to CFPB Seeking Records Related to Communications with Frank Luntz

May 20, 2019
FOIA to CFPB seeking records relating to communications with Republican pollster Frank Luntz.

News Roundup: Investigating State-Level Threats to Democracy

May 17, 2019
With so much attention trained on tackling federal misconduct in the Trump administration, corruption at the state and local levels has flourished and often gone unchecked.

FOIA to the CFPB Seeking Communications Regarding the New Payday Lending Rule Proposal

April 17, 2019
FOIA to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seeking communications between groups that represent the payday loan industry and CFPB officials.

CFPB Records Regarding Changing the Bureau’s Name to ‘BCFP’

March 12, 2019
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau records regarding Acting Director Mick Mulvaney's efforts to change the name of the bureau to the "Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection," including Mulvaney's personal intervention to change the color of the bureau's logo to "black/grey/whatever."

Complaint: Allied Progress v. CFPB – Blankenstein Communications

March 4, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit on behalf of Allied Progress against CFPB seeking Eric Blankenstein's communications with senior officials in the days following the Washington Post’s report that Blankenstein had published a blog under a pen name where he expressed racist and sexist views.

CFPB Political Appointee Resumes of New Political Appointees Since December 2017

February 21, 2019
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau SF-50s and resumes of political appointees who started between December 2017 and January 2019.

Complaint: American Oversight v. CFPB – Hensarling Office Communications

January 25, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against CFPB to force the release of records containing communications between Representative Hensarling's office and CFPB.