Consumer bureau director defends handling of Wells Fargo scandal in face of GOP criticism

WASHINGTON — The federal government’s consumer financial watchdog is defending his handling of the Wells Fargo & Co. unauthorized accounts scandal in the face of Republican charges that the agency failed to catch the problem and has stymied a congressional investigation into how it handled the case. Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,…

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