Thursday, October 15, 2015

Congresswoman Blasts Sen. Warren for Axing Brookings Scholar

Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO), who sits on the House Financial Services Committee, has just penned an opinion piece in The Hill where she blasts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for her role is forcing a longtime scholar at the Brookings Institution to step down from his position.

Here is an excerpt:
At the end of the day, who will stand up to Elizabeth Warren? She has made the White House demure in their nominee suggestions, she has made academic think tanks dump long-time, respected employees for expressing an opposing view, and she makes House Democrats cower at the mention of her name.  Warren’s brand of intimidation truly is what is wrong with Washington.

Full Think Tank Watch coverage of the Warren-Brookings war can be found here and here.