CFPB Asks for Investigation Into Official’s Racial Remarks

Wall Street Journal, Oct. 18, 2018–Yuka Hayashi (subscription)
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has asked an independent government watchdog to investigate past racial remarks made by Eric Blankenstein, its top enforcement official. CFPB acting Director Mick Mulvaney has sent an investigation request to the inspector general’s office for the Federal Reserve and CFPB.