The war of words between Barack Obama and Elizabeth Warren over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal is escalating. Elizabeth Warren stated that if the TPP was fast-tracked it would give the Republicans the means needed for them to undo the Dodd-Frank legislation and needless to say, Barack Obama was not happy and he let it be known.
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In an interview with Yahoo! Politics published Saturday, Obama said that the Massachusetts senator’s arguments “don’t stand the test of fact and scrutiny,” and that “she is absolutely wrong,” on any trade deal’s potential to roll back the Dodd Frank Act.
The president didn’t hide his irritation at Warren’s comments, stating, “the notion that I had this massive fight with Wall Street to make sure we don’t have what happened in 2007 and 2008, and then I sign a provision to unravel it? I’d have to be…
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