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Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, was on Friday named acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau by President Trump. But before resigning earlier in the day, CFPB Director Richard Cordray had named Leandra English to be his interim successor. Astrid Riecken/Getty Images hide caption

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Richard Cordray, who was appointed by President Barack Obama, is stepping down as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testifies before a Senate committee last year. The Trump administration is trying to bring the independent bureau under the president's direct control. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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A sign announces that a Los Angeles house is for sale in November. Richard Vogel/AP hide caption

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Consumer Agency Launches Tool To Help You Find A Cheaper Mortgage

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Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Ron Sachs/pool/Getty Images hide caption

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'We're Here To Stay' Says Newly Confirmed Consumer Watchdog

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Mary Jo White, who President Obama wants to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission. Brendan McDermid /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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