Obama-Era Deputy Departs Consumer Bureau, Abandons Succession Lawsuit

Government Executive: In a victory for the Trump administration’s deregulatory push, the deputy head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has quit her position along with her lawsuit challenging the White House’s appointment of its own budget director as acting bureau chief.

Leandra English, according to news reports on Friday, said through her attorney that she "will be stepping down from my position at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau early next week, having made this decision in light of the recent nomination of a new director.”

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