Courts, Politics

Supreme Court Gives Trump Power to Fire Obama-Created CFPB Chief

The Supreme Court has been ruling on major cases throughout the Summer of 2020.

Some of which have upset Trump supporters, as the court sided with the liberal opinion.

But they recently decided that the president has the power to fire, for any reason, the head of a controversial organization created by Obama and spearheaded by Elizabeth Warren:

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the federal law which created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) during the Obama administration unconstitutionally limited the reasons for which the president could fire its director — but in doing so allowed the agency to continue operating, saying that the part of the law requiring certain reasons for the director’s removal is “severable” from the rest. Read more…


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