Ocasio-Cortez Blasts Wells Fargo for Lending, Embarrasses Herself in Grilling

Ocasio-Cortez Blasts Wells Fargo for Lending, Embarrasses Herself in Grilling

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At a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Tuesday, Congress freshman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) once again managed to turn herself into the center of attention by focusing on the ludicrous by castigating Wells Fargo for doing its primary job of lending. During a four-hour grilling of Wells Fargo’s CEO, Tim Sloan, the New York Democrat slammed Wells Fargo for lending to private prisons and a pipeline. To start off, AOC accused Wells Fargo for ‘financing the caging of children’ at a for-profit immigration detention centers. Specifically, AOC asked Sloan why the bank had lent to private prison firms which were

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