Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) said in an interview last week that not enough of her fellow Senate Democrats were willing to “take on the billionaire class.”
Former President Barack Obama, who decried income inequality and slammed “fat cat” bankers during his presidency, recently agreed to speak at a Wall Street firm’s conference for $400,000.
Hundreds of employees at the Consumer Financial Projection Bureau, a government agency first proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.), are paid higher salaries than members of Congress and Cabinet secretaries, according to a recent analysis by the Daily Caller News Foundation.