WASHINGTON — A House Financial Services subcommittee unanimously approved subpoenas for three officials at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday, compelling them to testify about employee allegations of retaliation and discrimination at the agency.

The House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee approved the subpoenas after agreeing to add amendments by top Democrats that included looking further into employee practices at other federal financial agencies. Democrats also added amendments to recognize that the CFPB and its union offered to send other officials to testify on the issue, including Director Richard Cordray.

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