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…