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SCOTUS ruling makes it easier for president to fire head of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

SCOTUS ruling makes it easier for president to fire head of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Posted at 9:22 AM, Jun 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-29 12:26:37-04

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is making it easier for the president to fire the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

The high court on Monday struck from the law that created the agency restrictions on when the president can remove the bureau’s director.

The decision doesn’t have a big impact on the current head of the agency. Kathy Kraninger, who was nominated to her current post by the president in 2018, had said she believed the president could fire her at any time.