Republican Rep. Dennis Ross ripped the so-called “Dumbledore’s Army” at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
He wrote a letter to acting director Mick Mulvaney blasting the group.
Ross made a number of Harry Potter-themed references in the letter.
Republican Rep. Dennis Ross of Florida took aim Thursday at the group of employees who have labeled themselves “Dumbledore’s Army” in an effort to resist a President Donald Trump-appointed acting director at the top consumer watchdog agency.
In a letter to Mick Mulvaney, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Ross blasted the group as “a group of government employees engaging in fantasy play on the public dime.”
The letter, provided to Business Insider, contained a litany of references to the “Harry Potter” children’s book series, which is where the “Dumbledore’s Army” label originated. Ross even included a Hogwarts watermark on the letter.
“Such an effort would be laughable if it didn’t offend the core principles of our great nation,” Ross, a member of the House Financial Services Committee, wrote. “Americans expect public servants and federal agencies to abide by the rule of law rather than be enchanted with the authority they have summoned out of thin air. As public servants, CFPB employees must act in …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics