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RT Alex Kotch - NEW at @EXPOSEDbyCMD: In March the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case to scrap the CFPB.
The foundations of Charles Koch & other right-wing oligarchs heavily fund 11 groups that wrote amicus briefs backing the end of consumer protections. https://www.exposedbycmd.org/2020/02/13/conservative-foundations-finance-push-kill-cfpb
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Trump is taking a sledgehammer to judicial independence (The Guardian) “During a radio interview in November 2017 Donald Trump talked openly about his frustration with the fact that “because I’m the president of the United States, I am not supposed to be involved with the justice department … I’m not supposed to be doing the kind of things that I would love to be doing.”
The Department of Justice’s sudden about-face in the Roger Stone case is just the latest indication that Trump no longer will put up with that particular frustration and will, when it suits him, weaponize that department.”
Senate Democrats Accuse Justice Department Of Politicizing Immigration Courts (NPR) “Top Senate Democrats warn that the Trump administration is deliberately undermining the independence of immigration courts.
In a bluntly worded letter to the Justice Department, which oversees the immigration courts, the senators accuse the administration of waging an "ongoing campaign to erode the independence of immigration courts," including changing court rules to allow more political influence over decisions and promoting partisan judges to the Board of Immigration Appeals.”