Confirm Biden’s Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The petition to the Senate reads:

“Confirm Rohit Chopra as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.”

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is charged with preventing unfair, deceptive and abusive practices by financial companies — and punishing those that break the law.

The agency was created in response to the last financial crisis, when banks and other financial institutions used shady tactics that nearly brought the entire U.S. economy to its knees. Pres.

Biden nominated progressive champion Rohit Chopra to lead the agency in February, but the Senate still hasn’t acted on this crucial nomination.