Warren goes off on Trump over CFPB defense

Warren goes off on Trump over CFPB defense
© Greg Nash

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) savaged President Trump on Saturday for his claim that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has crippled financial institutions, claiming that the president would destroy the watchdog agency.

In a series of tweets Saturday night, Warren defended CFPB’s work, saying that the agency had forced financial institutions to return ill-gotten money to those they wronged and accusing Trump of taking up for powerful banks.

“Less than a decade after taxpayers bailed out the big banks, the banking industry made record profits last year,” Warren, a key architect of the CFPB, tweeted. “That’s who you’re worried about, realDonaldTrump?”

“The CFPB has returned $12 billion to working families who were…

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