Payday loan exec wants job at bureau

Posted: March 7, 2018 at 1:56 a.m.

In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney testifies before the Senate Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2019 budget proposal.

The former chief executive officer of a payday lending company that had been under investigation by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has asked to be considered for the top job at the agency, The Associated Press has learned.

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