Mel Watt needs to be confirmed - now.
After all of that wailing about how unfair this $13 billion settlement is for poor downtrodden JP Morgan Chase, we find out it's likely to be a whole lot lower.
"If the Justice Department were being tough on Wall Street, they would be bringing criminal cases. They would not be talking about settlements."
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart lets the corporate suck ups over at CNBC and Fox Business Channel have it for their defense of JP Morgan Chase and Jamie Dimon after they were finally fined for some of their illegal behavior.
Because of a scrappy citizen movement and some great political leaders, we are finally showing some signs of progress. Let’s keep our foot on the gas, and finally force the Wall Street gang to pay what they owe.
Wall Street water carrier Maria Bartiromo is very concerned about those "job creators" like JP Morgan Chase as the company is on the verge of paying billions in fines.
Even after the shutdown's over, we will still have the Wall Street bankers on top of the world, and low-wage working poor on the bottom.
The CFPB is a government agency actually doing what it was created to do. Credit card holders complained about fees for services they weren't getting. Now Chase Bank and JP Morgan have been ordered to refund millions to customers.
From this Thursday's The Daily Show, guest host John Oliver took Wall Street and the SEC to task for allowing one after the other of these big banks to avoid any real criminal or civil liability for crashing the global economy.
So the Department of Justice goes after reality TV stars - but not the bankers who crashed the economy.