Nice to see true consumer advocates being promoted to positions to protect the public. The Obama administration announced that Elizabeth Warren will be a special adviser overseeing the creation of a new consumer protection bureau with powers to enforce regulations covering mortgages, credit cards and other financial products.
Is this a good move?
The goal of the position is : based on the idea that if the playing field is level and consumers know what’s going on, they’ll be able to make better financial decisions.
opponents are saying:
"This is like the czar of all czars and so let’s just talk about process," urges Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN). "The fact is that this person, the process is being being circumvented because the President knows this person could not be confirmed. I just find that to be abusive
Here’s what she says:
The last minutes of this video are awesome
I like a lot of what I see here. It does make a difference who is in charge.
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A founding partner with Bradshaw & Bryant, Mike Bryant has always fought to find justice for his clients—knowing that legal troubles, both personal injury and criminal, can be devastating for a family. Voted a Top 40 Personal Injury "Super Lawyer" multiple years, Mr. Bryant has also been voted one of the Top 100 Minnesota "Super Lawyers" four times.