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Foreign affairs could stall housing reform Washington, D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) introduced H.R. 4415, a bill that would make it the policy of the United States not to use nuclear weapons first.Smith released the following statement about the bill: "The United States should not use nuclear arms in a first strike.

McConnell, 42 senators demand accountability and Transparency at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau In letter, Senators say they will oppose any CFPB nominee of any party until accountability is improved WASHINGTON, DC – In a letter to President Obama, 43 Republican U.S. Senators today said they will

3 days ago · The top Senate Republican called Thursday for overriding Gov. Tony Evers’ partial veto of road funding after the Department of Transportation said the money could fund transit projects such as Milwaukee’s streetcar. The Republican-controlled.

Six housing agencies issue final rule for AMCs Coming in six years into the administration, with nothing Obama wants coming out of Congress and the White House’s focus moved on after stabilizing the housing. on an issue, though, he wraps his.Citi earnings plummet amid $7B RMBS settlement Michigan launches massive blight removal campaign GOP advance in governorships could change climate policies – incumbent republican governors swept tight races in Wisconsin, Georgia, Michigan. try to launch a new wave of residential growth in the state of Florida" that will worsen pollution, said Jackalone,Citigroup settles mortgage inquiry for $7 Billion. But another major component of the settlement has little to do with troubled mortgages. As part of the deal, Citigroup has also agreed to provide $180 million in financing to build affordable rental housing.

October 24, 2017: Senate votes to end CFPB’s consumer arbitration rule On October 24, 2017, by a vote of 50-50, the Senate passed a joint resolution to nullify a rule submitted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regarding arbitration agreements.

According to the guy who became the CFPB’s first director via an illegal recess appointment while the Senate was in session, the president cannot designate an acting director when the position is vacant. – Phil kerpen (@kerpen) november 25, 2017

“Kim has no reason to denuclearize, but every reason to push Trump for what he’s wanted all along, phased sanctions relief. “north Korea under Trump is a normalized, nuclear power.” A year after Trump’s first meeting with Kim, in Singapore, North Korea remains a dangerous adversary.

March home sales increase in almost all metros: RE/MAX And though the average sales price in March climbed to $452,700 over March 2017’s $434,800 – an increase of about 4 percent. places like the West Hills and Northwest, where homes $500,000 and below.

Senate Republicans say no CFPB director until power is checked Pending home sales reverse course What does Sale Pending mean in real estate? Does it mean the home is totally unobtainable? Or does an interested buyer still have a chance?

A month earlier, Kathleen Kraninger, who had just finished her second month as director of the federal Consumer Financial. getting stuck in a long-term cycle of debt, experts say. A CFPB study.

 · On Wednesday the Senate voted to get rid of the aforementioned CFPB guidance on automobile lending and discrimination. 50 republicans and one Democrat, Joe Manchin of.

 · The current republican desire to keep the single director, who is employed at the pleasure of the president, is simply payback, and based, I fear, on a belief that the current administration will appoint the anti-Cordray. With no more filibuster for political appointments, that new director would breeze through confirmation.