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Trump Free To Fire Consumer Watchdog Director

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that it is within the law for the president to fire the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau without cause.“The ruling puts to rest a decade of doubt over whether the bureau and its leadership structure, in which the director is appointed by the president to a five-year term and cannot be dismissed without a substantial reason, were constitutional,” according to The New York Times.

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