House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) disagrees with Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) notion that the Obama administration is too soft on Wall Street.What the hell are they even any good for?
While Warren has been a vocal critic of how some of President Obama’s top lieutenants policing Wall Street have done their job, Pelosi cast her perspective as an outlier among her colleagues.
When asked in a CNBC interview if the president is too soft on Wall Street, Pelosi replied, “The financial industry doesn’t agree with that.
“There may be a couple people who say that, but that is not the consensus in our party,” she added.
Warren has been a thorn in the side of the Obama administration on all things financial. She led the charge to scuttle a top Treasury Department nominee over his extensive ties to the financial sector, and earlier this month, she detailed her perceived failures in Mary Jo White, the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
But Pelosi was quick to caution anyone from taking Warren’s argument and applying it to the entire Democratic Party.
“People will express themselves the way they do. That doesn’t mean they speak for the whole party,” she said.
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Meanwhile back at the not-at-all liberal Democratic Party
Nancy Pelosi doesn't want the banksters to worry.