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== Background ==
== Background ==


Chopra held one of the Democrat seats on the Federal Trade Commission. He often using his position to advocate for higher penalties and enforcement against companies found to have committed wrongdoing. The Senate had been controlled by the GOP in 2018 when it unanimously confirmed Chopra as FTC commissioner, a point Democrats made during debates about his nomination.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.npr.org/2021/10/01/1042310553/cfpb-senate-confirms-rohit-chopra-watchdog-consumer-financial-protection-bureau|name=Senate confirms Rohit Chopra to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau|org=NPR|date=October 11, 2021}}</ref>
Chopra held one of the Democrat seats on the [[Federal Trade Commission]]. He often using his position to advocate for higher penalties and enforcement against companies found to have committed wrongdoing. The Senate had been controlled by the GOP in 2018 when it unanimously confirmed Chopra as FTC commissioner, a point Democrats made during debates about his nomination.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.npr.org/2021/10/01/1042310553/cfpb-senate-confirms-rohit-chopra-watchdog-consumer-financial-protection-bureau|name=Senate confirms Rohit Chopra to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau|org=NPR|date=October 11, 2021}}</ref>
   
   
Chopra was brought on to the CFPB previously, when it was just being launched, by Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard professor at the time, to help start up the bureau. He held several high-ranking positions at the CFPB during the Obama administration.
Chopra was brought on to the CFPB previously, when it was just being launched, by Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard professor at the time, to help start up the bureau. He held several high-ranking positions at the CFPB during the Obama administration.