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  • Lord Help Us All: AOC Will Have a Hand In America's Finances

    01/16/2019 5:38:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 16, 2019 | Beth Bauman
    Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is set to join the House Financial Services Committee, which is chaired by none other than Rep. Maxine Walters (D-CA). Democratic sources told The Hill she was recommended for a place on the committee, although the full roster is not yet available. Back in December she told the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee she would be interested in the House Financial Services Committee.This is what the Committee does, as described on their website: The Committee oversees all components of the nation’s housing and financial services sectors including banking, insurance, real estate, public and assisted housing,...
  • Ocasio-Cortez set to join Maxine Waters on key financial services committee

    01/15/2019 9:41:55 PM PST · by Reno89519 · 65 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 15, 2019 | Gregg Re
    Self-described socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced on Twitter late Tuesday that she will join California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on the influential House Financial Services Committee, which oversees Wall Street and the housing industry. California Rep. Katie Porter, Michigan's Rashida Tlaib, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, and Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley have also reportedly been tapped for the committee by Democratic House leaders, and a vote finalizing their appointments is expected within days.
  • Ocasio-Cortez to join House panel overseeing financial sector

    01/15/2019 6:52:05 PM PST · by jazusamo · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 15, 2019 | Sylvan Lane, Scott Wong
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is slated to join the committee leading the House's oversight of U.S banks, lenders and financial markets. Ocasio-Cortez has been recommended by Democratic leaders for a spot on the House Financial Services Committee, a Democratic source told The Hill on Tuesday. The full roster of Democrats joining the committee is expected to be released as soon as Tuesday night. Ocasio-Cortez told Hill.TV in November that she has expressed interest in the Financial Services panel to the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, which doles out seats on House committees. Politico reported last week that Ocasio-Cortez was "poised...
  • 'Green New Deal' divides Democrats intent on addressing climate change

    12/28/2018 4:46:44 AM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 12/27/18 | Elise Viebeck, David Weigel
    **SNIP** Climate activists expressed disappointment. "Without a mandate to create a plan and a requirement that its members don't take fossil fuel money, we are deeply concerned that this committee will be just another of the many committees we've seen failing our generation our entire lives," said Varshini Prakash, the Sunrise Movement's spokeswoman. The push reflects the increasing power and visibility of liberals on Capitol Hill. Poised to be the largest of the values-based caucuses next year, the Congressional Progressive Caucus has already received a jolt of energy from members such as Ocasio-Cortez, whose political celebrity and regular posts to...
  • Is Rep. Maxine Waters Fit to Serve as Chair of House Financial Services Committee?

    12/28/2018 12:50:52 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 90 replies
    Townhall ^ | December 28, 2018 | Zachary Petrizzo
    As the leadership in the House of Representatives is soon to be turned over to Democratic control come the new year, predetermined members are set to take the reigns of power. Members include the soon to be Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the one and only Representative Maxine Waters - who is set to take over as Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee for the 116th Congress. Last Friday, Waters wrote in a statement, “I am honored to have been selected by my colleagues to be the first Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee in the 116th Congress." Here...
  • Revealed: Antifa Leader Relied On Anonymity To Push Radical, Violent Communist Agenda

    12/19/2018 8:56:40 AM PST · by Red Badger · 69 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 9:49 PM 12/18/2018 | Andrew Kerr | Investigative Reporter
    Editor’s note: The subject of this story is being identified because he’s pushed radical rhetoric and has advocated for politically-motivated violence from behind a mask. The Daily Caller News Foundation does not and will not publish truly private information such as home addresses. The Daily Caller News Foundation has determined that an influential Antifa leader uses aliases to spread radical and often violent rhetoric while concealing his actual identity. Joseph “Jose” Alcoff works with congressional Democrats as part of his day job as a manager with a DC-based advocacy group. But he spreads socialist and communist propaganda when going by...
  • Weekly Update: JW Sues Over Clinton Foundation Cover-Up

    12/01/2018 11:04:48 AM PST · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 30, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Judicial Watch Sues for Documents on Obama DOJ Effort to Shut Down Clinton Foundation Investigation Judicial Watch Files Supreme Court Brief against Government Abuse Judicial Watch Fights for Rule of Law in Battle with Anti-Trump Politicians Not Forgotten – Judicial Watch Sues for Vietnam POW-MIA Docs Is Maxine Waters Fit to Chair House Financial Services Committee? Judicial Watch Sues for Documents on Obama DOJ Effort to Shut Down Clinton Foundation Investigation A major scandal, largely uninvestigated, is the Obama Justice Department’s protection of Hillary Clinton. As per usual, Judicial Watch is taking the lead on this issue. We just...
  • Financial industry braces for Maxine Waters’ ascent on key committee

    11/29/2018 3:17:47 PM PST · by jazusamo · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 29, 2018 | Andrew O'Reilly
    The banking and financial sectors are anxiously bracing for firebrand California Rep. Maxine Waters to claim the chairmanship of the House Financial Services Committee, unsure of what her leadership on the key panel will mean. Waters, a frequent and vocal critic of President Trump and his administration, is seen as one of Wall Street’s biggest adversaries in Congress thanks in large part to her calls for stricter rules on the nation’s biggest banks and opposition to moves from the White House to roll back financial regulations implemented during the last recession. She has toned down her rhetoric since the midterm...
  • Maxine Waters: Border ‘Chaos’ Is a ‘Political Ploy’ by Trump

    11/26/2018 8:41:31 AM PST · by JonnyFive · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/25/18 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CNN’s “Newsroom,” Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) called the ongoing border crisis a “political ploy” by President Donald Trump. Water said, “Well, I am very saddened to see this situation with desperate people and all of this has being the political ploy of the president of the United States of America. He made this the central part of his platform, that he was going to do something about these migrants who were coming here."
  • Nancy Pelosi: It's Time For Democrats to Unite...Over ME!

    11/24/2018 6:12:31 PM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 24, 2018 | Beth Bauman
    It's no secret that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D) is facing a challenging bid for her former post as Speak of the House. The icing on the cake though? She thinks that it's time for her Democratic colleagues to come together and unite over her potential speakership.On Friday, Pelosi sent a letter to her Democratic colleagues, urging them to "support the nominee of our Caucus for Speaker on the Floor of the House." The Democratic Party's rules require members to vote for whoever the nominee is.Here's a copy of the letter (emphasis mine): November 23, 2018Dear Democratic Colleague and...
  • Daniel Greenfield: The New Crooked Congressional Black Caucus

    11/23/2018 9:34:36 AM PST · by EveningStar · 27 replies
    FPM | Frontpage Mag ^ | November 23, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    In the last decade, every single House Democrat sent to prison for financial crimes was a Congressional Black Caucus member. In the last twenty years, it’s been over 80%. After the midterms, the CBC has grown past a record 50 members. But that doesn’t mean it’s getting better. Power makes it worse... The Congressional Black Caucus has achieved a record number of seats so it’s a power player in the new Dem House majority. And CBC leaders are demanding a status in the Democrat leadership commensurate with their growing numbers. The Caucus forms somewhat less than a quarter of the...
  • LA prosecutor declines felony abuse case against Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti

    11/21/2018 5:03:14 PM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 15 replies
    https://www.cnbc.com ^ | Nov.21 2018 | AP
    The Los Angeles district attorney declined to prosecute attorney Michael Avenatti on felony domestic abuse charges on Wednesday and referred allegations that he roughed up his girlfriend to the city attorney for a possible misdemeanor case. A spokeswoman for the district attorney would not say why prosecutors declined to take the case from Los Angeles police. Documents supporting the decision were not released because the case was referred to the city attorney and was still under investigation. The city attorney's office will review the case, a spokesman said.
  • Maxine Waters Unfit to Chair House Financial Services Committee

    11/20/2018 2:33:48 PM PST · by jazusamo · 69 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 20, 2018
    Considering her record and documented history of poor ethical and moral fitness, it’s outrageous that Maxine Waters is up for chair of the ultra-powerful House Financial Services Committee, which has jurisdiction over the country’s banking system, economy, housing, and insurance. With Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives, come January the 14-term California congresswoman is expected to head the committee, which also has jurisdiction over monetary policy, international finance, and efforts to combat terrorist financing. Throughout her storied political career, Waters has been embroiled in numerous controversies, including abusing her power to enrich family members, getting a communist dictator...
  • Maxine Waters’ Career May Be Finished — New Scandal Revealed

    11/18/2018 1:06:50 PM PST · by deandg99 · 78 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 11/16/2018 | RWN Staff
    California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters is certainly no stranger to controversy and scandal. In fact, she wallows in it. Waters strikes me as someone who believes she is above the law and can get away with whatever she wants. It’s one of the reasons she is seen as one of the most corrupt politicians in Congress. A new complaint has been filed against Waters and it and the new unfolding scandal surrounding the complaint has the potential to finish off her career. The complaint involves an obscure fundraising tactic that has raked in thousands of dollars from state politicians in...
  • Dem lawmaker: 'There's plenty of competent females' that can be Speaker instead of Pelosi

    11/15/2018 9:34:19 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/15/18 | Justin Wise
    Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) said Wednesday that a congresswoman besides Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) should be the House Speaker. “There’s plenty of really competent females that we can replace her with,” Ryan told reporters, before listing people such as Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) as potential candidates, The New York Times reported Thursday. His comments come as the battle for Democratic leadership in the House intensifies. Pelosi, who held the Speaker position from 2007 to 2011, expressed confidence on Thursday that she had enough support to be voted into the role. But many lawmakers are insistent about the idea of having...
  • Marcia Fudge under spotlight as Pelosi Speaker fight heats up

    11/15/2018 9:30:20 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/15/18 | Melanie Zanona and Mike Lillis
    Rep. Marcia Fudge is in a serious bind as she faces mounting pressure to challenge Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for the Speaker’s gavel — a move that could divide the Ohio Democrat's allegiances between the insurgency she supports and the Black Caucus she once led. A group of anti-Pelosi insurgents has been ramping up efforts to recruit Fudge, a former chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), amid criticism that the majority-male cohort is trying to oust the top-ranking female Democrat in the “Year of the Woman.” Pelosi allies have been deriding the rebels as “five white guys,” a...
  • Ocasio-Cortez's rise reveals rampant economic illiteracy in US

    11/15/2018 8:17:59 PM PST · by bitt · 87 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/14/2018 | Anne Rathbone Bradley
    Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), made headlines when she revealed that she wouldn’t be able to afford Washington, D.C. rent until her government salary kicks in. The lack of affordable housing in Washington is no joke, but the predicament also speaks to the young lawmaker’s financial literacy — or lack thereof. The 29-year-old didn’t think to consider something as basic as the relocation expenses of a new job opportunity. If she doesn’t know how much an apartment costs, how much confidence should taxpayers have in her ability to effectively deliver trillions of dollars in campaign promises? Ocasio-Cortez has proposed free "Medicare...
  • Fannie Mae and 'Freddie Maxine'

    11/13/2018 11:09:06 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 13, 2018 | Stephen Moore
    Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California appears a lock to become the next chairman of the House's powerful Financial Services Committee. Waters is pledging to be a diligent watchdog for mom and pop investors, and recently told a crowd that when it comes to the big banks, investment houses and insurance companies, "We are going to do to them what they did to us." I'm not going to cry too many tears for Wall Street since they poured money behind the Democrats in these midterm elections. You get what you pay for. But here we go again asking the fox...
  • The Real Story About How California Became ‘The Land of Raging Infernos’

    11/13/2018 8:46:09 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/13/18 | Judi McLeod
    While the mainstream and social media focus on what Waters is saying about President Trump, the real tragedy of what is happening in California is being told by the dead. Maxine Water’s got it bassackwards in telling President Donald Trump to “keep his mouth shut” on blaming “mismanagement” for California fires leaving death and destruction in their wake. Waters, whose screech to impeach is more ear-piercing than anyone else’s, was as silent as the dead when it came to protecting California against becoming ‘The Land of Raging Infernos’.
  • Antifa Protestor Who Helped Storm Tucker Carlson's House Provides Details In New OpEd

    11/11/2018 9:12:44 AM PST · by rktman · 38 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 11/10/2018 | Beth Baumann
    After the Antifa group "Smash Racism DC" showed up outside the home of Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Wednesday night, one of the participants decided to give us their side of the story. Here's Alan Pyke's first-hand account of took place, which was originally written for ThinkProgress (emphasis mine): oped at link What this guy is saying is that the protestors who showed up outside of Carlson's home were "peaceful." If that was the case then they wouldn't show up at night, when Carlson was set to do his show and some wouldn't deface private property. If they were trying...