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Protestors run by a defaced sign at a Wells Fargo Bank during Occupy Oakland's general strike on November 2, 2011 in Oakland, California.

Trump says penalties for Wells Fargo mortgage-lending scandal could be ‘substantially increased’

President Donald Trump said that he could increase penalties against Wells Fargo for improper mortgage lending fees after reports the CFPB may back off.

GOP congressman blasts ‘Dumbledore’s Army’ at top consumer watchdog in letter filled with Harry Potter references

Republican Rep. Dennis Ross took aim at the employees who have labeled themselves "Dumbledore's Army" in an effort to resist a Trump-appointed acting director.
Mick Mulvaney.

Disgruntled employees at the top consumer watchdog formed ‘Dumbledore’s Army’ to resist their Trump-appointed boss

Turmoil at the CFPB is ongoing nearly two weeks after Trump moved to place Mulvaney as acting director of the independent agency.
Elizabeth Warren.

Elizabeth Warren is opening up a new front in her war with Trump over the top consumer watchdog agency

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is opening up a new front in her battle with the Trump administration over the future of the CFPB.
Mick Mulvaney.

Employees dish on the chaos gripping America’s top consumer watchdog agency amid a dramatic showdown with Trump

Officials at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau say they're confused, worried about their employment, and uncertain about the future.
Mick Mulvaney.

2 ‘leaders’ send dueling emails amid an awkward battle for control of the top consumer watchdog agency

The ongoing brouhaha over who is the rightful interim leader of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau spilled over into Monday morning.

Trump’s pick to lead the top consumer watchdog agency showed up with doughnuts amid an intense legal battle

Mick Mulvaney showed up to the CFPB on Monday with a Dunkin' Donuts bag amid the battle over whether he or Leandra English will get to lead the agency.
Elizabeth Warren.

Elizabeth Warren and the left go to war with Trump over the future of the top consumer watchdog agency

Elizabeth Warren and allies are pulling a full-court press on Trump and his administration over who has the authority to appoint the acting director of CFPB.
Donald Trump.

Dueling appointments set up a battle between Trump and Elizabeth Warren’s favorite government agency

Both Trump and Richard Cordray, the recently departed head of the CFPB, named separate successors at the agency following Cordray's abrupt exit.
White House legislative director Marc Short on ABC.

Trump administration officials are getting grilled over whether the president still supports Roy Moore

On Sunday's political talks shows, heated exchanges over GOP Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore's fate often overshadowed discussions of Republicans' tax plan.