Elizabeth Warren


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Instead of creating jobs or raising wages, they're trying to make it easier for companies that get big-time, taxpayer-funded government contracts to steal wages from their employees and injure their workers without admitting responsibility.
NEW Mar 28 2017
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Elizabeth Warren is associated, including Donald Trump and Wells Fargo. Most recently, Elizabeth Warren has been quoted saying: “Serious wrongdoing could go unpunished. If President Trump wanted to make sure that the SEC would have a hard time in going after his Wall Street friends, it seems to me you would be the perfect SEC chair.” in the article Trump SEC pick assures that his Wall St. work not problem.
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I've been red-carded on Senator Sessions. I'm out of the game on Senator Sessions. I hope everyone reads the letter.

The Republicans took away my right to read this letter on the floor - so I'm right outside, reading it now.

I'm reading a letter from Coretta Scott King to the Judiciary Committee from 1986 that was admitted into the record. I'm simply reading what she wrote about what the nomination of Jeff Sessions to be a federal court judge meant and what it would mean in history for her.

Washington works great for the rich and powerful who can hire armies of lawyers and lobbyists, but it is not working very well for everyone else. America's once-solid middle class is on the ropes, and now Donald Trump and his administration seem determined to deliver the knockout punch. At this perilous moment in our country's history, it's time to fight back – and I'm looking for more people to join me.

Donald Trump talked a big game about Wall Street during his campaign – but as president, we're finding out whose side he's really on. Today, after literally standing alongside big bank and hedge fund CEOs, he announced two orders – one that will make it easier for investment advisors to cheat you out of your retirement savings, and another that will put two former Goldman Sachs executives in charge of gutting the rules that protect you from financial fraud and another economic meltdown.

Donald Trump talked a big game about Wall Street during his campaign – but as president, we're finding out whose side he's really on. The Wall Street bankers and lobbyists whose greed and recklessness nearly destroyed this country may be toasting each other with champagne, but the American people have not forgotten the 2008 financial crisis – and they will not forget what happened today.

President Trump had the chance to select a consensus nominee to the Supreme Court. To the surprise of absolutely nobody, he failed that test. Instead, he carried out his public promise to select a nominee from a list drawn up by far right activist groups that were financed by big business interests.

Taking down this website enables Wells Fargo to escape full responsibility for its fraudulent actions and the department to shirk its outstanding obligations to American workers.

Because you decide not to tell them – wink, wink, nod, nod – and we're all just supposed to believe that.

Let's just be clear: This is not just a stockbroker, someone you pay to handle the paperwork. This is someone who buys stock at your direction, this is someone who buys and sells the stock you want them to buy and sell?

OneWest was notorious for its belligerence and for its cruelty.

This is not just a stockbroker…this is someone who buys stock at your direction.

Allowing Congressman Price's nomination to move to a hearing with questions about his ethical qualifications left unanswered would send an early, clear, and deeply troubling signal that the Senate's critical oversight functions will be given a back seat to the demands of the Trump Administration.

[Y]our testimony before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions will be critical to assessing your readiness for the position.

The reason you can't assure us of that is because the president-elect is hiding his family's business interests from you, from me, from the rest of America.

The American people deserve to know that the President of the United States is working to do what's best for the country – not using his office to do what's best for himself and his businesses.

The only way for President-elect Trump to truly eliminate conflicts-of-interest is to divest his financial interests by placing them in a blind trust. This has been the standard for previous presidents, and our bill makes clear the continuing expectation that President-elect Trump do the same.

You make sure that people are really paying their taxes. You know that the money is not being diverted to some kind of criminal enterprise. And it's just a plain old safety issue. You don't want people walking in with guns and masks and saying, Give me all your cash.

The next four years are going to be a bonanza for the Whitney Tilsons of the world.

Unfortunately, there's a real chance a court will let Wells Fargo shuffle these claims off to die in arbitration.

They didn't send us here to whimper, whine or grovel. They sent us here to say no to efforts to sell Congress to the highest bidder.

I cannot vote for this bill. I will fight it because I know the difference between compromise and extortion.

We will fight back against attacks on Latinos, African Americans, women, Muslims, immigrants, disabled Americans–on anyone. Whether Donald Trump sits in a glass tower or sits in the White House, we will not give an inch on this, not now, not ever.

No matter who they are, no matter where they come from, no matter what they believe, no matter whom they love.

He won – and now Latinos and Muslim-American children are worried about what will happen to their families. LGBT couples are worried that their marriages could be dissolved by a Trump-Pence Supreme Court. Women are worried that their access to desperately needed health services will disappear.

Donald Trump won the Presidency under a Republican flag. But Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan and the Republicans in Congress – and their way of doing business – were rejected. Rejected by their own primary voters, rejected during the campaign, and rejected in Tuesday's election.

That is Democrats' first job in this new era: We will stand up to bigotry. No compromises ever on this one.

If Donald Trump is ready to make good on his promise to get corruption out of politics, Then count me in. I will work as hard as I can. I will pull as many people as I can into the fight.

We should hear the message loud and clear that the American people want Washington to change. Working families across this country are deeply frustrated about an economy and a government that doesn't work for them.

Nasty women are tough. Nasty women are smart. And nasty women vote. ... We nasty women are going to march our nasty feet to cast our nasty votes to get you out of our lives forever.

He thinks that because he has money that he can call women fat pigs and bimbos. He thinks because he's a celebrity that he can rate women's bodies from 1 to 10. He thinks that because he has a mouth full of Tic Tacs that he can force himself on any woman within groping distance.

I've got news for you, Donald Trump: women have had it with guys like you. And nasty women have really had it with guys like you.

The Justice Department has rewarded Mylan by imposing a fine that is about $65 million less than the amount Mylan made by defrauding Medicare and Medicaid. In addition, you permitted Mylan to avoid admission of wrongdoing, collected no additional penalties under the False Claims Act, and blocked other actions against the company that would have required greater accountability.

To summarize, if terms of the agreement announced by Mylan are correct, Mylan wrongly classified EpiPen to maximize its Medicaid revenue and did not change this classification despite being expressly told by CMS that it was wrong.

Chair White's refusal to move forward on a political spending disclosure rule serves the narrow interests of powerful executives who would prefer to hide their expenditures of company money to advance their own personal ideologies.

The ruling makes a small, technical tweak to Dodd-Frank and does not question the legality of any other past, present, or future actions of the CFPB.

Think about it: @realDonaldTrump calls Latinos rapists, African Americans thugs, & women fat pigs, & Kelly Ayotte thinks he's a role model.

Wells Fargo might want to push the blame for the consequences of its fraudulent actions onto low-level employees, but the Department of Labor should stand up for workers.

The reduced compensation represents only a fraction of the total pay and bonuses received by Mr. Stumpf and Ms. Tolstedt during the years that their compensation was based in part on inflated retail account growth and cross-selling success.

He should resign and "give back the money you took while the scam was going on.

Every other federal agency with jurisdiction in this matter should follow DOLs lead and promptly determine whether Wells Fargo and its senior executives should be prosecuted or otherwise sanctioned.

As a general matter, (major banks) should be prohibited from owning physical assets like warehouses, pipelines and tankers.

I'm asking if you have fired senior management, the people who actually led community banking division, who oversaw this fraud, or the compliance division that was in charge of making sure that the bank complied with the law.

You should give back the money you took while this scam was going on and you should be criminally investigated by both the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

That said, I accept full responsibility for all unethical sales practices in our retail banking business, and I am fully committed to doing everything possible to fix this issue, strengthen our culture, and take the necessary actions to restore our customers' trust. If one of your tellers took a handful of $20 bills out of the cash drawer, they'd probably be looking at criminal charges for theft.

But you squeezed your employees to the breaking point so they could cheat customers and you could [...] put hundreds of millions of dollars in your pocket.

This is about accountability. You should resign, you should give back the money you took while this scam was going on and you should be criminally investigated by both the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The only way that Wall Street will change is if executives face jail time when they preside over massive frauds. Until then it will be business as usual, and at giant banks like Wells Fargo, that seems to mean cheating as many customers, investors and employees as they possibly can.

You should resign. You should give back the money you took while this scam was going on, and you should be criminally investigated.

There is a serious problem with senior management at Wells Fargo.

We still have a problem on Wall Street, where these giant financial institutions think they can make money ... they can build profit models on cheating the American people. Let's face it, at a community bank that kind of thing is not going to happen.

I believe that Donald taps into a deep anger that the American people feel and rightly feel.

I think people all across this country understand what's broken about this economy, what's broken about this country, that we now have a Washington that works for those who can hire armies of lobbyists and lawyers but its not working for the rest of America. The problem is that Donald Trump will just take us in the wrong direction.

His view, for example, on the whole banking crisis that we've been talking about is let's further deregulate the banks.

All they do is fire the low-level employees. You can't run a bank like that.

You can't have a scandal of this size and not have some senior management who are personally responsible.

What kind of man breaks the law to make illegal contributions to make his fraud investigations go away?

Trump says that Vladmir Putin is a better leader than Barack Obama and Toomey sticks with Trump.

Aetna says this change of tone about the Affordable Care Act has nothing to do with the merger – but some analysts have suggested that Aetna might 'use its future participation in the exchanges in bargaining over its purchase of Humana.

@RealDonaldTrump makes death threats because he's a pathetic coward who can't handle the fact that he's losing to a girl.

Borrowers should be able to refinance their student loans to take advantage of lower interest rates, the same way people refinance a mortgage.

He has "no plans to make anything great for anyone except rich guys like Donald Trump.

What kind of a man acts like this? What kind of a man roots for an economic crash? What kind of a man cheats students, cheats investors, cheats workers? A man who must never be president of the United States.

A lot of America is worried – worried and angry. Angry that too many times, Washington works for those at the top and leaves everyone else behind. That Washington ... lets giant oil companies guzzle down billions of dollars in tax subsidies, but then says there's no money to help kids refinance their student loans.

After my middle brother, John, got out of the Air Force, he got a good union job operating a crane. Today he has a pension because of that job. I learned from him that unions built America's middle class and unions will rebuild America's middle class.

Ohio, I'm here today because I'm with her," and said Democrats would "work our hearts out" to make Clinton president.

Whether you supported her in the primary or not, we can all say Hillary Clinton is a fighter.

We can whine about Donald Trump. We can whimper about Donald Trump. Or we can fight back. Me? I'm fighting back. Hillary Clinton is fighting back.

The next time someone uses a gun to kill one of us, a gun that we could have kept out of the hands of a terrorist, then members of this Congress will have blood on our hands.

I think having a fighter in the lead, a female fighter in the lead, is exactly what this country needs.

The way I see this is that there is a very big and important home here.

It is not about one candidate. It's not even about one election. It's about all of us coming together to help fight, to level the playing field to make sure that everybody gets a fighting chance.

I'm ready. I am ready to get in this fight and work my heart out for Hillary Clinton to become the next president of the United States – and to make sure that Donald Trump never gets anyplace close to the White House.

Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell want Donald Trump to appoint the next generation of judges. They want those judges to tilt the law to favor big business and billionaires like Trump. They just want Donald to quit being so vulgar and obvious about it.

While most Republicans in Congress are debating not whether to run away from Trump - but how far and how fast - Congressman Hensarling is sprinting toward Trump Tower.

Trump put together an army of salespeople to focus on how much money prospective students could come up with before pushing them to max out their credit cards and fork over tens of thousands of dollars.

Donald Trump is worried about helping poor little Wall Street? Let me find the world's smallest violin to play a sad, sad song.

Let me find the world's smallest violin to play a sad, sad song. Can Donald Trump even name three things that Dodd-Frank does? Seriously, someone ask him.

This is something we've got to get all of our nominations settled on the Democratic side. For me, I'm going to keep doing my job every single day and I'm not thinking about another job.

Both sets of industry claims - that the proposed rule will harm them and their business model, and that the proposed rule will not harm them and their business model - cannot possibly be true. And if one these public statements is materially false, it would appear to violate long-standing interpretations of our securities laws.

The Obama administration has made repeated promises to strengthen enforcement and hold corporate criminals accountable, and the DOJ announced in September that it would place greater emphasis on charging individuals responsible for corporate crimes.

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