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Maxine Waters’s latest task in the House: protecting you and your money

Saturday, January 5, 2019
Emily Stewart | Vox

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) has a long list of items on her agenda as the head of a House committee charged with overseeing the banking industry and economy.

Whether it’s bringing in Wells Fargo representatives for questioning, finding out what Mick Mulvaney did at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or creating a subcommittee on discrimination to make sure the playing field is level, she’ll have a lot of power from her new vantage point as chair of the House Financial Services Committee.

“We will be doing all of the work that needs to be done,” Waters told me in a recent interview.