Consumer Groups Praise Chopra Pick

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rohit Chopra to head up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and consumer advocacy groups are applauding the move.

Mike Litt, consumer campaign director at U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) said:

Rohit Chopra has the ideal background for hitting the ground running at the CFPB,” Litt said. “He helped build the CFPB from the start, served as its first student loan ombudsman and has most recently been a Federal Trade Commissioner. In his government service, he has used all policy levers…