The CFPB worked with local authorities and enforced the law – assessing its highest penalty ever, and bringing the bank’s illegal activity into the national spotlight.Clinton is indeed the mistress of spin. It wasn't the CFPB that exposed Wells Fargo. It wasn't even L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer, who commendably went after Wells Fargo before the feds did and before California's Attorney General did anything. It was L.A. Times reporter E. Scott Reckard who wrote the first newspaper story documenting the abuses at Wells Fargo, in 2013, and you should read what he wrote! And so should whoever hands out Pulitzer Prizes.
Saturday, September 24, 2016
The way Hillary tells it, you'd think the CFPB took down Wells Fargo. That's bullshit
Here's what Clinton said in her "Open Letter to Wells Fargo Customers,"