Episode 15: Ron Rubin

By Jackson Richman

Ron Rubin was one of a few Republicans to ever work in the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He writes frequently, mostly about the CFPB, for The Weekly Standard, National Review, The Wall Street Journal, and other outlets.

Along with his expertise on the CFPB and related matters, Rubin is also known for having prosecuted Steve Madden, whose actions were part of the plot behind the 2013 hit movie “The Wolf of Wall Street.”

Topics discussed included Rubin’s time at the CFPB, the regulatory agency’s pros and cons, and other related issues.

About Jackson Richman 150 Articles
Jackson Richman is an editor at The National Discourse. His work has also been featured in The Weekly Standard, The Daily Caller, The Washington Examiner, Tablet, The Daily Signal, The College Fix, The Huffington Post, The Forward, and other outlets. He has interviewed prominent personalities such as, but not limited to, Pulitzer Prize winners Thomas Friedman and Charles Krauthammer, Fox News contributor Tucker Carlson, former State Department adviser David Makovsky, prominent American rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Iowa representative Steve King, FCC chairman Ajit Pai, Nebraska senator Ben Sasse, comedian Adam Carolla, University of Chicago president Robert Zimmer, and British historian and intellectual Niall Ferguson.