John Oliver segment features CFPB under attack

Source: Melissa Locker, TIME (Paid Registration)

According to John Oliver, president Trump has failed to "drain the swamp" and instead put people in power who actively pursue relationships with special interest groups. In the penultimate episode of HBO's latest season of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the comedian pointed to Mick Mulvaney, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), who not only reportedly took $60,000 from groups in the payday lending lobby when he was in Congress, but also said on the record that he would be more willing to take a meeting with a lobbyist who gave him money.

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