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Jul 18, 2018 6 tweets 2 min read
1/6 Before confirming Kathy #Kraninger to head @CFPB, Senators need to determine if she bears respnsibility for the #FamilySeparation policy. If so, they should vote NO
2/6 The Family Separation Policy was not only cruel and racist and illegal, but would also show that she is uniquely unqualified for America's top federal job of protecting consumers
3/6 A key point of Dodd-Frank was that CFPB is to be independent, apolitical, like the Fed or other banking regulators. Family separation was a POLITICAL policy, using children as hostages to get $ for Wall
4/6 CFPB is supposed to protect the economically vulnerable against predatory lending. Family separation was an attack on children - the most vulnerable people no Earth - to exercise political power
5/6 Because Kraninger has no relevant experience, no expertise in consumer protection or banking issues, her political background at OMB is all the Senate has to go on
6/6 On Thursday, Kraninger must not only pledge to reverse Mick Mulvaney's course of gutting the agency, but she must clearly answer for any involvement in this horrific policy

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