Sen. Warren Opposes Wall Street Deal

Dec 10, 2014 by

Sen. Warren Opposes Wall Street Deal

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is one of very few people in Washington D.C. who speaks out bluntly against the continuous attempts by the banking industry to eliminate any government regulation – no matter how weak it is.  Here again, the big banks are trying to eliminate consumer protections (regarding commodities trading) as a part of a bipartisan deal to avoid a government shutdown.  I commend Sen. Warren – and also Senator Sherrod Brown and Representative Maxine Waters – for working actively to protect the interests of normal Americans rather than big banks – by opposing this deal.  Remember that what caused the foreclosure crisis was the systematic elimination of consumer protections during the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Read more at  The Huffington Post.

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