The Senator’s beef with this man has been ongoing.
Tom and Jerry. Buggs Bunny and Elmer Fudd. Homer Simpson and Frank Grimes.
Those feuds are iconic in their very own proper, however U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has an actual life nemesis who she by no means misses an opportunity to assault when the chance presents itself.
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On Tuesday, Warren blasted Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on her Twitter feed, laying the blame for the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank straight at his ft.
“Fed Chair Powell’s actions directly contributed to these bank failures,” Warren tweeted to her seven million followers.
As a member of the Senate Banking Committee, Warren’s purview typically straight intersects with Powell’s job as head of the nation’s central financial institution, and he has been a frequent topic of her tweets.
She’s referred to as on him to pause rate of interest hikes.
She has accused the Fed’s rate of interest hikes of being designed to deliberately crash the economic system.
She has taken him to job for Wall Street malfeasance being enterprise as standard.
Her punches aren’t simply confined to social media both. She had a few heated exchanges with Powell throughout his Senate testimony to the Senate Banking Committee only a week in the past.
“You know, Chair Powell, you are gambling with people’s lives. And there’s a pile of data showing the price gouging and supply chain kinks, and the war in Ukraine are driving up prices,” Warren mentioned whereas questioning him about unemployment.
“You cling to the idea that there’s only one solution: lay off millions of workers. We need a Fed that will fight for families. And if you’re not going to lead that charge, we need someone with the Fed who will.”