- 12:22 pm Thursday, September 7th, 2017 by Staff Writer
By Jessica Wehrman, Washington Bureau
Sen. Sherrod Brown says he’s concerned about President Donald Trump’s nominee to be Comptroller of the Currency.
Joseph Otting, former CEO of OneWest Bank, “contributed to the devastation” of the 2008 financial crisis, Brown, ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, said during a hearing Thursday of the Senate Banking Committee, by “kicking seniors and families out of their homes, while pocketing $2.5 billion from the FDIC to protect his bank from these losses.”
The Ohio Democrat said Otting and his boss at OneWest, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, have not provided the Senate with information they requested about [More]
- 4:30 pm Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 by Staff Writer
By Jack Torry
Sen. Sherrod Brown warned if Republicans try to overhaul the tax code without enlisting Democratic support, a chance of “comprehensive pro-growth reform” will collapse much like the health-care bill did this summer.
On the same day President Donald Trump was delivering a speech in North Dakota about revising the tax code, Brown, D-Ohio, said Wednesday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has appeared to settle on a strategy that will end with only a major tax cut for the wealthy.
“I am convinced we can do tax reform if Mitch McConnell would open it up just the way [More]
- 2:33 pm Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 by Staff Writer
Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown has introduced a bill for the Senate to recognize LGBT Pride month, claiming that President Donald Trump has not done so.
- 11:05 am Friday, May 19th, 2017 by Staff Writer
Former senator and 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Lieberman is getting a lot of attention lately.
The one-time Democrat-turned-independent senator is being listed as one of President Donald Trump’s possible picks to lead the FBI.
Some may think that going with Lieberman is a way for Trump to win some support across the aisle.
Well, it doesn’t sound like any of that support will come from U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio.
Here’s what Brown said to POLITICO:
In an interview, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) fumed about Lieberman’s efforts to undercut more generous Medicare benefits in [More]