Mulvaney Has Taken More Than $62,000 from Payday Lenders

Mulvaney Accepted More Than $62,000 from Payday Lenders When He Was in Congress

  • Mulvaney received $62,950 in payday lending contributions during his congressional career. [OpenSecrets search for Payday Lenders, Center for Responsive Politics, accessed 12/13/17.]

Mulvaney Took Nearly $20,000 from Payday Lenders within Days of Taking Official Actions to Help Them

  • In September 2016, Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) sent a letter to the CFPB “expressing concern about the agency’s proposal to rein in payday lending and other short-term credit.” In the days prior to and following the letter, Mulvaney received $18,800 in campaign contributions from the payday lending industry, including $9,000 in the three days prior to sending the letter and another contribution the day after it was sent. [Ian McKendry, “Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Urges CFPB to Ease Up on Payday Rule,” American Banker, 09/30/16; Follow The Money search for Payday/Title Loans to Mick Mulvaney, Follow the Money, accessed 3/16/18.]