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Obama mortgage regulator hires current mortgage lobbyist

Published on NewsOK Published: June 17, 2013
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Timothy P. Carney

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has hired Charles Landgraf, who appears to be a currently registered lobbyist, as an adviser to help form policy on a product involved in mortgage lending called “force-place insurance.” Landgraf lobbies for a major bank on that exact issue.

This seems to clash with ethics rules and President Obama’s rhetoric on keeping lobbyists out of policymaking jobs.

Click to read full article at Washington Examiner