Controversy over President Obama’s Recess Appointments



Last week, President Obama appointed former attorney general Richard Cordray to direct the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The appointment caused controversy and anger, however. One political group is even trying to change the way appointments are made. What sparked Obama’s decision?


  • Tamara Keith (NPR Congressional Reporter)
  • Thomas M. Davis (No Labels Co-Founder/former Congressman, 11th District, Virginia)
  • Pamela Banks (Senior Policy Counsel, Consumers Union)

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