Norm Eisen, a former top ethics official under President Barack Obama, said the FBI should investigate whether Mulvaney's actions in Congress were directly influenced by campaign contributions.
The top Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee joined with consumer advocates Wednesday in calling on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau acting Director Mick Mulvaney to resign after he told a bank industry gathering this week that, while in Congress, he wouldn't meet with lobbyists who hadn't given him campaign contributions.
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A former S.C. congressman who now serves in the Trump administration says he only talked to lobbyists who gave his campaign money during his time in the U.S. House of Representatives. If you were a lobbyist who gave us money, I might talk to you.
In addition to running the White House budget office, Mulvaney also oversees the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which is meant to help regulate banks' treatment of its customers and punish the institutions for wrongdoing. "If you came from back home and sat in my lobby, I would talk to you without exception, regardless of the financial contributions".
A spokesman for Mr. Mulvaney responded to a comment made by John Czwartacki.
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He said the company will cut $5 billion from capital spending from 2019 to 2022, reducing it from $34 billion to $29 billion. In fact, it looks as though the Mustang and an upcoming Focus Active crossover are the only cars that will survive the cuts.
"The lobbyists are not there to make small talk, they go see officials like Mulvaney to get official action", Eisen said.
Referring back to Mulvaney's remarks to lenders that they should press lawmakers hard to pursue their agenda, Brown said that banks and lenders didn't need any more lobbyists.
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