Warren’s ‘Native American’ problem is only going to get worse

If you had any doubt that Sen. Elizabeth Warren has her eye on the White House, it was dispelled this past weekend when she showed up on the Sunday morning talk shows to say she wasn’t running for president.By issuing a deliberately non-Shermanesque denial, Warren signaled her strong interest in

Dems furious over last-minute notes scribbled into tax bill

The handwriting in the margins may have swayed some reluctant Republicans, but it triggered angry Democrats. see also The nearly 500-page Senate tax bill, passed just before 2 a.m. Saturday on a party-line vote, included handwritten changes that Democrats say prove the process was rushed. “This is unbelievable!” Montana Democrat Jon

Trump picks fight with CFPB, calls agency a ‘total disaster’

see also President Trump is picking another fight with the Washington swamp by naming his own man as temporary boss of a federal agency conservatives hate. “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has been a total disaster as run by the previous Administrations pick,” he tweeted Saturday. “Financial Institutions have

Warren, other senators share horror stories of sexual harassment

WASHINGTON – Four female senators shared personal experiences of sexual harassment Sunday in support of the #MeToo movement formed in the wake of the widespread Harvey Weinstein abuse allegations. Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) revealed on NBC’s “Meet the Press” the sexist

Wells Fargo CEO says it “feels like forever’ since he took helm

Welcome to hell, Tim. Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan bemoaned his lot in life on Friday during a disappointing earnings call with analysts, less than two weeks after US Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) told him he “should be fired.” Sloan, who’s in the process of cleaning up the bank’s many sales scandals,

Elizabeth Warren tells Wells Fargo CEO he “should be fired’

Elizabeth Warren has a new Wells Fargo chief in her crosshairs. The hard-charging US Senator on Tuesday told Wells Fargo Chief Executive Tim Sloan he “should be fired” — a year after she blasted his predecessor, John Stumpf for “gutless leadership” and said he “should be criminally investigated.” At a tense Capitol

Sen. Warren slams Equifax for tricky move

Sen. Elizabeth Warren tore into Equifax on Friday for trying to push customers to give up their right to sue the credit monitoring company. Equifax, the victim of massive hack that exposed personal information of as many as 143 million Americans, including Social Security numbers, offered help on its Web site

DC politics delays AT&T-Time Warner deal

AT&T brass grew frustrated on Monday after Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) delayed the confirmation of a key antitrust cop — pushing back by perhaps a month a vote on the company’s proposed deal to buy Time Warner, a source close to the merger told The Post. Warren, who has voiced opposition

Trump can’t stop hurling “Pocahontas’ insult at Warren

President Trump rekindled his feud with persistent critic Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Sunday, saying referring to her as “Pocahontas” is an insult to the Native American woman. “She’s a hopeless case. I call her Pocahontas, and that’s an insult to Pocahontas,” Trump said in an interview on “Fox and Friends” on

Elizabeth Warren asks the Fed to clear out Wells Fargo’s board

It’s Warren vs. Warren at Wells Fargo. US Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called on the Federal Reserve on Monday to clear out the board of Wells Fargo over the fake-accounts scandal — asking the central bank to override the bank’s biggest shareholder, Warren Buffet. Warren, one of Wall Street’s most prominent critics,

Biden tops list of Democratic presidential candidates for 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden tops the list of possible Democratic presidential candidates in 2020, according to a poll released on Monday. Biden, who served two terms under President Obama, overwhelmingly led other Democrats with a 74 percent favorability rating, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 51 percent and Sen. Al Franken,

Bernie-backed candidate defeated by establishment Dem in VA primary

Ralph Northam — Virginia’s establishment-favored lieutenant governor — won the state’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, defeating a Bernie Sanders-backed former congressman and dealing a blow to the party’s rising progressive wing. Local Democrats had been showering Northam with support during his campaign, with every member of the state legislature endorsing him. He