Former CFPB Official ‘May Have Abused His Authority:’ Inspector General

American Banker, July 29, 2019–Kate Berry (subscription)
Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Monday called for the ouster of Eric Blankenstein, now a senior counsel at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. They were responding to a CFPB inspector general report that he “may have abused his authority” during the fallout last year over revelations he used a racial slur in an incendiary blog 14 years ago.