Top Banking panel Democrat calls on Mulvaney to resign after lobbyist remarks

Mick Mulvaney Tells Bankers to Pay Up If They Want Favors From Trump

If you were a lobbyist who gave us money, I might talk to you.

Ethics experts say Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget director and interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, should be investigated for potentially violating federal bribery laws after he admitted that, as a congressman, he only gave meetings to lobbyists who donated to his campaign. Tuesday, he met with lobbyists and executives from the banking industry, promising further steps to gut regulations to prevent them from cheating customers.

"We had a hierarchy in my office in Congress", [said] Mr. Mulvaney, a former Republican lawmaker from SC.

"Deciding who you will meet with based on campaign contributions is the kind of "pay to play" that understandably makes Americans furious with Washington, D.C.", Sen.

"Mr. Mulvaney should resign, and The White House should quickly nominate a permanent CFPB Director with bipartisan support and a moral compass", Brown said in a statement.

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A spokesman for Mr. Mulvaney responded to a comment made by John Czwartacki. "Banks and payday lenders already have armies of lobbyists on their sides a they don't need one more". "Read the transcript for yourself", Czarnecki said.

"We had a hierarchy in my office in Congress", Mulvaney said, the Times reported.

At Tuesday's conference, Mulvaney encouraged bankers to continue lobbying efforts in Congress, calling it one of the "fundamental underpinnings of our representative democracy".

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is pushing to be referred to as the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, a surface level, but notable change for the agency tasked with protecting consumers against debt collectors and banks.

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