November 28, 2017

Boston Globe: Elizabeth Warren joins protesters outside consumer agency

WASHINGTON - Seven years after Elizabeth Warren fought a political battle to create the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Massachusetts senator was on the sidewalk outside the agency Tuesday fighting for its future.

Warren headlined a demonstration of about 40 people protesting President Trump's pick of budget director Mick Mulvaney, an avowed opponent of the CFPB, as its new leader.


At Monday's demonstration, Warren told reporters that the overlap of this leadership fight with the debate over the Republican tax bill in Senate demonstrates Trump's "U-turn" from his antiestablishment campaign rhetoric.

"It's like a double kiss to Wall Street this week," she said. "Trying to push forward tax reform that gives $1.5 trillion in tax cuts to giant corporations and at the same time trying to hollow out the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau."

Read more on the Boston Globe's website here.