WASHINGTON — Richard Cordray, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's normally unflappable director, reacted angrily Tuesday to suggestions by lawmakers that he and his agency do not care about borrowers who purchase manufactured housing.

The incident occurred during a marathon four-hour session in which Cordray fielded questions from members of the House Financial Services Committee that ranged from the effect of new mortgage rules on credit availability to the cost of renovations at the agency's headquarters. As they have been on the past several occasions when Cordray testified, many of the questions from House Republicans during the hearing were highly critical, with some appearing openly hostile.

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