Republicans Want to Rename CFPB the ‘Consumer Law Enforcement Agency’

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, is proposing to rename the Obama-era Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to the “Consumer Law Enforcement Agency.” The proposed change was tucked into a nearly 600-page draft of Hensarling’s new Financial Choice Act, which the House Financial Services Committee is set to discuss at a hearing April 26.

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