Recess Appointment Photos on Townhall

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    Posted: 1/4/2012 1:40:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this July 18, 2011 file photo, President Barack Obama shakes hands with former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray after announcing his nomination to serve as the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Senior administration officials tell The Associated Press that President Barack Obama will use a recess appointment to name Richard Cordray on Wednesday as the nation?s chief consumer watchdog despite steep Republican opposition. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
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    Posted: 1/4/2012 1:40:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2011 file photo, Rich Cordray, assistant director of Enforcement for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seen in Washington. Senior administration officials tell The Associated Press that President Barack Obama will use a recess appointment to name Cordray on Wednesday as the nation?s chief consumer watchdog despite steep Republican opposition. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)