Yesterday afternoon, Judge Timothy Kelly of the D.C. federal district court denied Leandra English’s motion for a temporary restraining order (TRO) to prevent President Trump from appointing or recognizing the appointment of a CFPB Acting Director through any mechanism other than as provided in the Consumer Financial Protection Act  (CFPA).

By denying the TRO, Judge Kelly refused to block Mick Mulvaney, President Trump’s appointee as CFPB Acting Director, from exercising the authority of the Acting Director. … Continue Reading