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stated on February 22, 2020 in a speech
Says Bernie Sanders would “go beyond reform and reorder the economy in ways most Democrats — let alone most Americans — don’t support."
stated on February 19, 2020 in the Las Vegas debate
“Mayor Bloomberg was busy blaming African Americans and Latinos for the housing crisis in 2008.”
stated on July 9, 2019 in a campaign event
A transaction tax in countries like the UK "didn't affect their financial markets at all."
stated on April 25, 2019 in a tweet
Says Joe Biden "voted for the Iraq War, for mass incarceration, and for the Bankruptcy Reform Act while voting against gay marriage, reproductive rights, and school desegregation."
stated on April 28, 2018 in a Facebook post
Says Red Cross President and CEO Marsha J. Evans makes "$651,957 plus expenses" a year and "only 9 cents of every dollar" donated to the organization goes to helping people in need.
stated on November 27, 2018 in a tweet
At General Motors, CEO Mary Barra "took home almost 22 MILLION DOLLARS last year alone (295x your company's average employee)."
stated on September 12, 2018 in a Facebook post
"Most Americans don’t own stocks."
stated on April 12, 2018 in a TV interview
Says Foxconn "is under investigation in mainland China for securities fraud, environmental fraud and labor fraud."
stated on July 9, 2018 in a tweet
Says Judge Brett Kavanaugh "ruled that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was unconstitutional (reversed by full Circuit Court)."
stated on May 17, 2018 in a tweet
"Ohio's (payday lending) laws are now the worst in the nation. Things have gotten so bad that it is legal to charge 594 percent interest on loans."
stated on May 30, 2018 in radio interview
Says Heidi Heitkamp has "never been interested in" regulatory relief "until all of a sudden I become a candidate for the Senate and put pressure on."
stated on May 22, 2018 in a press release
"Since the end of the financial crisis, we have seen an average of one community bank or credit union disappear every day."
stated on March 14, 2018 in an interview
"There are no provisions in here that substantially affect or advantage the big Wall Street bankers."
stated on July 18, 2017 in a speech
Says President Donald Trump "has signed more laws cutting through federal red tape than any president in American history and has already saved businesses and families up to $18 billion in red tape costs every year."
stated on January 31, 2017 in a town hall on CNN
"Wall Street comes out en masse with its money against House Democrats every election."
stated on January 27, 2017 in an interview with "CBS This Morning"
"Here's the fact: The No. 1 source of income into Mexico are Mexicans working here and sending the money back."
stated on October 1, 2016 in a statement from the campaign
Says he has "a fiduciary responsibility to his business, his family and his employees to pay no more tax than legally required."
stated on September 26, 2016 in the first presidential debate at Hofstra University
The Great Recession emerged "in large part because of tax policies that slashed taxes on the wealthy, failed to invest in the middle class, took their eyes off of Wall Street, and created a perfect storm."
stated on June 28, 2016 in an interview on The View
Says Donald Trump's position is "to roll back all" of the financial regulations passed after the financial crisis.
stated on June 1, 2016 in a post on Medium
Says he "helped to draft parts of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform bill."