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WASHINGTON | Senate panel approves Trump’s nominee for consumer watchdog

WASHINGTON — The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday approved Kathy Kraninger as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, as Republicans overlooked the protests of Democrats who said President Donald Trump’s nominee is unqualified to lead the consumer watchdog. Kraninger’s nomination received approval in a 13-12 party-line vote. The nomination now goes to the full Senate … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate panel approves Trump’s nominee for consumer watchdog

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump proposing to reorganize federal government

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Trump administration’s proposal to reorganize the federal government. (All times local): 12:50 p.m. President Donald Trump’s budget director is presenting a plan to overhaul the federal government during a Trump Cabinet meeting. Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, tells Trump and the Cabinet that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump proposing to reorganize federal government