Tag: Wall Street
"We bailed out Wall Street in 2008. It's time to tax Wall Street's greed to help the American people."
"It is long past time for Congress to rein in the recklessness of Wall Street billionaires and build an economy that works for all Americans."
Many 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls have reportedly been spending a significant chunk of their time on the trail cozying up to Wall Street executives and raking in checks at big-dollar events across the nation.
Even as these candidates vocally reject corporate America, their latest fundraising reports show corporate America hasn't rejected them.
Booker has sworn off corporate PAC contributions, but his biggest donors work in fields whose interests run counter to progressive priorities.
"We are barely a decade from the greatest fiasco of financial over-leveraging in history, and we are already unlearning its most obvious lessons."
"The piece portends to be an exercise in empirical rigor and mathematical precision. But he's really just playing games with semantics and definitions. And people who understand the issues he 'fact-checks' can see it."
"The best indication of who you should vote for in the Democratic primary if you actually want progressive policy is who Wall Street doesn't like, which essentially means Bernie or Warren."
"Now our movement has a voice to take on the greed and recklessness on Wall Street."