Mick Mulvaney speaks during a November news conference at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. On Wednesday, he moved to effectively disband the agency's Consumer Advisory Council.
A "help wanted" sign hangs on a window of a restaurant in New York City. The U.S. economy gained a stronger-than-expected 223,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate edged down to an 18-year low.
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