Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the CFPB and director of the OMB, right, listens during a Cabinet meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, not pictured, at the White House on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Mick Mulvaney is shaking things up at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

In an email sent Wednesday to the watchdog’s employees, Mulvaney announced he was reorganizing a number of its divisions and appointing Republicans to senior roles. As some of the details started to leak out, they were blasted by liberal interest groups and Democrat lawmakers who argued they would undermine consumer protections.

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