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Chopra Faces Harsher Senate Spotlight as Biden’s CFPB Pick (1)

March 1, 2021, 3:57 PM; Updated: March 1, 2021, 5:55 PM

Rohit Chopra has been through the Senate confirmation process before, but the vetting he’s about to receive to lead the CFPB is likely to be far more intense.

Chopra went through his last confirmation process in 2017 to be considered for a minority seat on the Federal Trade Commission.

Leading the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a significantly larger position for the former consumer advocate, who President Joe Biden tapped in January to lead the agency. Chopra is set to appear Tuesday before the Senate Banking Committee.

The process this time around will likely force him to answer questions about ...

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