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Disputed CFPB acting director plans to seek preliminary injunction: filing

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(Reuters) - The disputed acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said in a filing on Friday that she plans to seek a preliminary injunction against rival acting director Mick and the administration by Dec. 5.

President Donald named Mulvaney, the White House budget director, as acting director of the on Nov. 24 following the departure of the director, who had named the agency's deputy director, Leandra English, to temporarily succeed him.

A federal judge this week refused to block Trump's appointment of to lead the consumer watchdog agency, but English is continuing to pursue the issue and indicated in a filing she would file a motion of preliminary injunction against and the administration by Dec. 5.

(Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Eric Walsh)

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 08:24 IST