'Monopoly man' returns for Mulvaney's CFPB hearing

'Monopoly man' returns for Mulvaney's CFPB hearing
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An activist who attends Trump administration congressional hearings dressed as the mascot from Monopoly reappeared on Thursday on Capitol Hill during a hearing with acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) chief Mick MulvaneyJohn (Mick) Michael MulvaneyOn The Money: Mnuchin pulls out of Saudi summit | Consumer bureau to probe controversial blog posts on race | Harris proposes new middle-class tax credit Consumer bureau to probe top Trump official's past racial comments On The Money: Deficit hits six-year high of 9 billion | Yellen says Trump attacks threaten Fed | Affordable housing set for spotlight in 2020 race MORE.

Amanda Werner, arbitration campaign manager for advocacy group Public Justice, was spotted in the background of Mulvaney's hearing dressed as Rich Uncle Pennybags as the acting CFPB chief and White House budget director attended a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee.

During the hearing, tweets from the Public Justice account called Mulvaney a "hack" and mocked him for saying that employees at the Trump White House often approached him for jobs.


According to Public Justice's website, the group works to “to combat social and economic injustice, protect the Earth’s sustainability, and challenge predatory corporate conduct and government abuses.”

Werner previously attended the hearing of former Equifax CEO Richard Smith in October and attended another hearing in November.

The activist also posted a photo in November, showing the character standing behind Smith in a Senate corridor holding a large bag of fake money.