Los Angeles Times

White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney once likened government regulations to a "slow cancer," an attitude he shares with many of President Trump's appointees as well as the man himself. 
A former Wells Fargo mortgage banker in Beverly Hills who was fired and later fined by federal regulators has sued the bank, saying he was used as a scapegoat and that regulators ignored his attempts to report bad practices.
The leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau remains under a cloud of uncertainty despite another Trump administration victory in the legal battle over who should be the agency’s acting director.
The bizarre standoff at the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, where two people both claim to be the agency’s rightful leader, is mostly guerrilla theater. 
Wells Fargo & Co. said Wednesday that it will refund a swath of fees it assessed to mortgage borrowers whose delays in completing their loan applications were primarily the bank’s fault.
Far be it from me to see metaphors where none exist, but Wells Fargo’s good name was literally blown away when Hurricane Harvey roared into the Texas city of Corpus Christi last week.
The Republican push to oust Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau soon might get a boost from an unexpected source: Cordray himself.
Wells Fargo & Co. is facing another consumer lawsuit, this time alleging that it bilked home loan borrowers by charging them extra fees when their applications were delayed — even when it was the bank’s fault.
For decades, the ability to deduct the interest on a home mortgage has been one of the most untouchable sacred cows of the tax code.
Senate Democrats on Thursday criticized the financial industry backgrounds of President Trump’s nominees for two key banking regulatory positions, arguing they would not protect the interests of average Americans.