The Elizabeth Warren Hearing Live Tweeting

Bill Scher

Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury Elizabeth Warren is now testifying to a House Oversight subcommittee, pitting America’s best middle-class champion against conservative defenders of unregulated banks who don’t want her to be the first chief of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Below is our Twitter coverage of the hearing. Sign the petition supporting Warren’s appointment here.

OurFuturedotorg Support Elizabeth Warren. Stand up for consumers. Sign the petition for a recess appointment to @CFPB: http://t.co/z5r6Z9s #p2
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OurFuturedotorg If you saw today’s hearing, you know the GOP will fight ANYONE policing Wall St. Sign the petition 4 a recess appt: http://t.co/z5r6Z9s #p2

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OurFuturedotorg House “oversight” hearing on Warren was really a smear hearing. Obama should recess appoint her to CFPB. Petition: http://bit.ly/j2DP0y

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OurFuturedotorg McHenry spews more vitriol against Warren in summary statement. Says Warren is not transparent, suggests she will block access to credit

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OurFuturedotorg Who’s Todd Zywicki, who tells House oversight panel tough consumer financial protection harms poor people? A clue: http://bit.ly/kSQmF2

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OurFuturedotorg Learn Why Elizabeth Warren Scares Republicans http://t.co/zpqVGQd & then sign the petition 4 recess appt: http://t.co/rZPARYN #p2

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OurFuturedotorg Curious why Rep. @PatrickMcHenry (R-NC) has been so rude to Elizabeth Warren? Follow the banking industry cash: http://t.co/zpqVGQd #p2

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OurFuturedotorg Warren: We have seen very little accountability among the largest financial services providers …both before & after the crash of 2008. #p2

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OurFuturedotorg Rep. Yarmuth apologizes to Warren for the committee chair’s rude/hostile attitude towards her. Says GOP fears her. http://t.co/zpqVGQd #p2

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OurFuturedotorg Rep Maloney: Those who want to gut this agency want to leave consumers vulnerable to unscrupulous mortgage practices. #p2

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OurFuturedotorg Rep. Maloney & Elizabeth Warren: No other agency can get overruled by other agencies, have their budget capped, like @CFPB. #p2

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OurFuturedotorg Rep. Maloney: Astonishing abuse of confirmation power in the Senate … holding the entire gov hostage to their demands. http://t.co/z5r6Z9s

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OurFuturedotorg Rep. Maloney: The title of this hearing and GOP efforts here should be “Let’s Pretend the Financial Crisis Never Happened” #p2

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OurFuturedotorg Sign the petition to President Obama: Give Elizabeth Warren a recess appointment to the @CFPB: http://ourfuture.org/war… #p2

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OurFuturedotorg .@CFPB budget is 1% of what big banks make in exorbitant fees, also didn’t create financial crisis, yet GOP takes aim at @CFPB, not banks.

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OurFuturedotorg Rep. Cummings notes @CFPB budget just 1% of the late fees banks earn. Begs Elizabeth Warren to fight Wall St Goliath. ourfuture.org/warren

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OurFuturedotorg Rep. Cummings: Consumers paid more than $20 billion in credit card penalties in 2009, $38 billion in overdraft fees. @CFPB budget is $600m

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OurFuturedotorg Elizabeth Warren explains S-L-O-W-L-Y to @RepBuerkle: govt competes against Wall St. salaries to hire good regulators. ourfuture.org/warren

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OurFuturedotorg .@RepBuerkle complaining about salaries of @CFPB staff. Why pay for good regulators when you can get bad ones cheap? ourfuture.org/warren

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OurFuturedotorg Elizabeth Warren: This most recent crisis started one lousy mortgage at a time. If @CFPB had existed it could have prevented a lot of pain.

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OurFuturedotorg RT @CFPB: Professor Warren is testifying to Congress right now. Read her written testimony here: http://go.usa.gov/jum

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OurFuturedotorg Rep. @PatrickMcHenry seems to have forgotten the financial meltdown that caused the recession, only cares about shackling the regulators.

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OurFuturedotorg Rep @PatrickMcHenry trying to manufacture faux scandal, accusing Elizabeth Warren of **shudder** talking with government officials

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OurFuturedotorg It would be nice if Rep. @PatrickMcHenry would let Elizabeth Warren answer a question. I guess the banks don’t pay him to give her time. #p2

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OurFuturedotorg Elizabeth Warren: There have been many overblown claims about the nature of the @CFPB‘s power.

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OurFuturedotorg Elizabeth Warren delivering opening statement now at the House Oversight Committee hearing about the @CFPB. #p2

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OurFuturedotorg Fun Fact: Rep. McHenry’s #1 cash contributor is…WELLS FARGO! Follow the banking industry money: http://t.co/zpqVGQd #warren #p2

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OurFuturedotorg Warren hearing set to start momentarily. While you wait, read “Why Elizabeth Warren Scares Republicans” http://t.co/zpqVGQd #warren #p2

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OurFuturedotorg Elizabeth Warren goes in front of a Republican-led committee today. Show her your support: http://t.co/z5r6Z9s #finreg #cfpb #p2

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