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Sen. Warren and 'Liberal Allies' Derail Planned SEC Nomination

Bruce Carton | July 9, 2015

When SEC Chair Mary Jo White was nominated by President Obama to take over as head of the agency, she could have reasonably expected that she and the agency would face numerous hurdles and disagreements with Republicans in Congress. Since 2010, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives has been highly critical of the SEC's performance -- and equally skeptical of the SEC's ongoing requests for an increased budget. 

Chair White might not have expected, however, to be encountering as much resistance and criticism as she is now facing from Democrats -- particularly Sen. Elizabeth Warren. As discussed here, Sen. Warren has taken aim at the SEC and Chair White from the very beginning of her term in the Senate through...

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