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Rohit Chopra

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Rohit Chopra
3rd Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Assumed office
October 12, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byKathleen Kraninger
Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission
In office
May 2, 2018 – October 12, 2021
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byJoshua D. Wright
Succeeded byAlvaro Bedoya
Personal details
Born (1982-01-30) January 30, 1982 (age 42)
Plainfield, New Jersey, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationHarvard University (BA)
University of Pennsylvania (MBA)

Rohit Chopra (born January 30, 1982) is an American consumer activist and politician. In May 2018, he became Commissioner on the Federal Trade Commission.[1]

On January 17, 2021, then President-elect Joe Biden nominated Chopra to be director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.[2] He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 30, 2021 with a 50–48 vote.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rohit Chopra · Consumer Federation of America". Archived from the original on April 27, 2018. Retrieved July 3, 2018.
  2. "Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau". POLITICO. Retrieved 2021-01-18.
  3. "On the Nomination (Confirmation: Rohit Chopra, of the District of Columbia, to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection)". United States Senate. September 30, 2021. Retrieved September 30, 2021.

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