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June 16, 2016

In the News Today – June 16, 2016

  • GAO Reports Issues with CFPB’s Accounting Procedures: The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report this week that “identified deficiencies in CFPB’s internal controls over accounting for property, equipment, and software that collectively constituted a significant deficiency in CFPB’s internal control over financial reporting.” (DS News)

 

  • WSJ Applauds Pushback on AGs Climate Probe: The Wall Street Journal editorial board applauds ExxonMobil and the Competitive Enterprise Institute for fighting back against the climate probe by attorneys general in New York and the Virgin Islands. “The left keeps losing the climate political debate, so it resorts to imposing its policies by regulatory diktat as President Obama has, and now it is trying to use government power to intimidate and silence opponents. Congrats to CEI and Exxon for insisting that these political prosecutors obey the law.” (Wall Street Journal) 

 

  • Will Thiel’s Funding of Gawker Lawsuit Push Media to Support Legal Reform?: Sonny Bunch, managing editor at the Washington Free Beacon, writes in the Washington Post that the Peter Thiel funding of the Hulk Hogan Gawker lawsuit may finally have shown members of the media the need for legal reform. “If the media wants to protect itself, it’ll join libertarians and conservatives in the long-gestating effort to pass tort reform,” writes Bunch. (Washington Post)
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