Jennifer Dunn

Rep. Maxine Waters blasts Wells Fargo for meeting with Republicans but stonewalling Democrats

Rep. Maxine Waters blasts Wells Fargo for meeting with Republicans but stonewalling Democrats

Rep. Maxine Waters on Friday chided Wells Fargo Chief Executive Timothy Sloan, saying he and others at the bank met months ago with Republican staff of the House Financial Services Committee but have given Democratic staff the runaround.

In a letter sent to Sloan and to one of the bank’s attorneys, the Los Angeles Democrat and ranking member of the committee said her staff has repeatedly tried to schedule meetings with the bank’s top executives, but to no avail.

She said the bank’s failure to meet with the committee’s Democratic staff is one of several factors that could prolong her interest in investigating the bank’s practices.

“The countless revelations in the press...

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