NYTimes: Give President Free Rein to Fire Consumer Board Chief, Justice Dept. Argues

Give President Free Rein to Fire Consumer Board Chief, Justice Dept. Argues https://nyti.ms/2nB1ema

When Congress created the bureau, it gave its director an unusual degree of independence. Once nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate, the director, who serves a five-year term, can be removed only for cause, defined as “inefficiency, neglect of duty or malfeasance.” Mr. Cordray’s term is scheduled to end in July 2018.

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