Exchange between Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Wells Fargo CEO (C-SPAN)

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questions Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan during a House Financial Services Committee hearing.
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  • Prateek Gupta

    Prateek Gupta

    Hour ago

    Very poor questioning by @AOC. Very disappointed!

  • Southtown Hick

    Southtown Hick

    2 hours ago

    Cenk Ugyr writes all her scripted ass questions

  • None None

    None None

    4 hours ago

    This bitch is pathetic !

  • Stephen R

    Stephen R

    13 hours ago

    Cortez has to be the biggest skid mark on the Democratic side I have ever seen and that’s even over that dookie Maxine waters and Corey booker

  • jbdixs

    jbdixs

    14 hours ago

    Boy aoc what a DUMB ASS you are.

  • Double D

    Double D

    15 hours ago

    Aoc is a tranny

  • whatido120

    whatido120

    17 hours ago

    Corrupt motherfuckers

  • wilson lee

    wilson lee

    Day ago

    From bad to worse, who elects this bobblehead woman.

  • RntUsmRt

    RntUsmRt

    Day ago

    Why did you loan that person $20 and then require them to pay you $30 in return, isn't that stealing????? Shouldn't you have just given them $20 and then apologized for not giving them more, I mean isn't that what you're supposed to do with "white-privilege" even though it's a bank??? Why didn't you just give EVERYONE who ask $20, can't you just print more money???? I mean just because you have a limited amount of something doesn't mean you can't just give an unlimited number of that something away, am I right? You could at least give everyone a dollar, even if they didn't want it, you could give everyone a dollar, couldn't you?!?!?! And SO, all this makes me wonder... why you didn't think of some kind of an excuse to get out of this hearing yesterday...., I mean isn't causing yourself an injury to get out of this hearing less painful, than say...., trying to figure out how to answer the self-righteous and completely IRRELEVANT questions coming from the democrats on this panel????????????????????????????????????????

  • electro1622

    electro1622

    Day ago

    Cortez is a total moron....

  • bill hause

    bill hause

    Day ago

    OMG Do NOT underestimate AOC. This young woman is SHARP ! I hope I live long for AOC POTUS !

  • Mainstream Media Is Evil

    Mainstream Media Is Evil

    Day ago

    This was some of the dumbest and most pointless line of questioning I've ever heard. Nothing about this interaction was sharp or intelligent and I can't tell of you're a bot or being serious. She asked a LOAN COMPANY why they were involved in the CAGING OF CHILDREN. Do you see the issue with that? Why don't we hold Auto Loan companies responsible for peoples' hit and run accidents? Why don't we hold employers responsible for how their employees spend their paychecks? If somebody works at McDonalds and buys a gun to shoot somebody with, man, McDonalds gave him that money, better hold them responsible.

  • ACTruitt

    ACTruitt

    Day ago

    Oh thought I clicked on an SNL video. I'll just leave now.

  • Ron Casto

    Ron Casto

    Day ago

    So what was the point if this hearing again?

  • Ray Ban

    Ray Ban

    19 hours ago

    Ron Casto She wanted to flex

  • Richard Bautista

    Richard Bautista

    Day ago

    Home girl is NOT a gentle woman

  • first last

    first last

    Day ago

    The best part is how she lacks so much self awareness. She doesnt realize she is making a fool out of herself

  • ZERO CASH

    ZERO CASH

    Day ago

    Da fuq? She is dangerous and gorgeous 😍😮

  • BOUNTHAY KHAMMANYVONG

    BOUNTHAY KHAMMANYVONG

    2 days ago

    I dont agree with alot of her policies but homegirl knows her shit.

  • Mike Giglio

    Mike Giglio

    2 days ago

    Those children are being protected

  • Baby Belkin

    Baby Belkin

    2 days ago

    Stupid bitch well hypothetically

  • Larry Fry

    Larry Fry

    2 days ago

    AOC's question: "Should Wells Fargo be held responsible for the damages incurred by climate change due to the financing of fossil fuels and these (pipeline) projects?" Whhaaatt?? When I hear this young lady speak, I feel like I'm listening to a precocious 12-year old. Sooner or later, she's going to experience a large dose of reality....and it's not going to be pretty.

  • ElGringo

    ElGringo

    2 days ago

    Well Fargo gave me a loan to buy a car and I ran over 10 people with it. Should Wells Fargo go to prison for murdering 10 people?

  • ElGringo

    ElGringo

    2 days ago

    She is such a dumb bitch. The more I hear her talk, the more I realize she is just a physical manifestation of far-left indoctrination.

  • dannyb4283

    dannyb4283

    2 days ago

    She's a moron

  • Jude Furr

    Jude Furr

    2 days ago

    She is probably the dumbest person ever to be elected to Congress. He has to explain how basic business ideas work good god

  • Jude Furr

    Jude Furr

    2 days ago

    What a bitch. Even if they do all the stuff she says they did, they didn't break any laws so why is their a discussion??

  • Mr. CoTrain

    Mr. CoTrain

    2 days ago

    Wow AOC shows how retarded her and her team of lackeys really are, its hilarious, she really doesn't know how a fucking business loan works lol.

  • He Hate me

    He Hate me

    2 days ago

    The reason why trump will win again in 2020 ^^^^

  • prozacRules

    prozacRules

    2 days ago

    Embarrassing

  • Peter John Hardy

    Peter John Hardy

    2 days ago

    She’s so fucking hot. If she wasn’t such an ignorant twat I’d have an easier time masturbating to her...

  • Brian Brewster

    Brian Brewster

    2 days ago

    To tell you the truth, I thought AOC would rip that Wells Fargo crony, Mr. Sloan, a new one. Wells Fargo is such a corrupt enterprise I REFUSE TO DO BUSINESS WITH THEM EVER AGAIN! And so should most Americans. The range of investments that Ocasio-Cortez brought up is but the tip of the iceberg. This an evil, soulless company that has been caught many times breaking business laws and suffered pretty large settlements. I for one would love to see this company go under for the crap they pulled on millons of people. Shame on them!

  • Jeff Bieber

    Jeff Bieber

    2 days ago

    Fucking idiot

  • Josh Gorman

    Josh Gorman

    2 days ago

    She is such a moron

  • Nicole Ruffin

    Nicole Ruffin

    2 days ago

    I'm very proud to say I no longer work for Wells Fargo. I was there almost 4 years and had no idea it was filled with criminals.😡😡😡

  • cdh79

    cdh79

    23 hours ago

    +Henri Oliveros If I want to build a hydrogen bomb and need a loan to do so.. should the bank be held accountable, if they give me the money, knowing my intentions, and I set it off?

  • VP T

    VP T

    2 days ago

    I doubt you worked for Wells Fargo, with such low IQ.

  • Henri Oliveros

    Henri Oliveros

    2 days ago

    Nicole Ruffin but it’s not? It’s just people doing their jobs.. I want to build a house Wells Fargo gave me a loan to build the house I sell the house Buyer is a serial killer and lures victims into house and kills them Should Wells Fargo be held responsible for the actions of the serial killer?

  • John Tate

    John Tate

    2 days ago

    My God I hope I never get stuck in the Bronx in NY City. The people that elected this woman have got to be as incredibly stupid as A. O. C. Why don’t her colleagues say shhhhhhhhhhh you are embarrassing the entire nation.

  • rowell669

    rowell669

    2 days ago

    What she is trying to establish is they don't put people before profits. Not that they're responsible for any of that.

  • Rajesh Unnikrishnan

    Rajesh Unnikrishnan

    2 days ago

    Wow who is this ignorant congresswoman? Sad state of American politics 😂

  • Kaptain Kek

    Kaptain Kek

    2 days ago

    She's making the Democratic party look bad please get her out of fucking office.

  • Richard Miller

    Richard Miller

    2 days ago

    She is a dim bulb

  • hockeyplayer0241

    hockeyplayer0241

    2 days ago

    My neighbor cut down his trees so I can sue him if I get skin cancer from to much exposure to the sun is this how it works crazy eyes Cortez?

  • Ryan Adams

    Ryan Adams

    2 days ago

    She’s such a dumb broad. She’s the type of person who thinks she deserves a participation award.

  • Aaron Hoffman

    Aaron Hoffman

    3 days ago

    I feel like Cortez’s main thought moving forward is to link all aspects of projects together logistically hard but could have some good. I don’t agree with this approach because it inflates victim culture. This said I do see where they are coming from. Basically if the company wanted to build the pipeline they should have occurred all funds possible to make it fault proof, this hands off a majority of the task of making it safe to the investors trying to encourage “smart” investments. The problem with this is if there is no profit margin for the banks there is no incentive to fund any projects. This is what bothers me about these kinds of debates. Sry for the long comment if you read what are your thoughts?

  • Maurizio Timelli

    Maurizio Timelli

    3 days ago

    If I finance a brand new car in 6 months later start leaking I don't believe the financial institution leasing the money is nothing going to fix it for me. That was a very weak argument from her side

  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan

    3 days ago

    God!!! She's such a spoiled entitled moron!!!!! What a disgrace our politics is, when Trump and Cortez are the headlines 😞

  • Daniel August

    Daniel August

    3 days ago

    She’s an idiot

  • SURFER BY BLOOD

    SURFER BY BLOOD

    3 days ago

    This dumb bitch should be serving me drinks and taking my food orders. You stupid idiots. She was a fucking bartender and waitress 2 years ago. And now your letting her pretend to be someone that has half a brain and is literally going to destroy western civilization. You fucking morons.

  • Dylan Snow

    Dylan Snow

    3 days ago

    Hillary used to be the GOP’s scapegoat. Now it’s AOC.

  • Eric Johnson

    Eric Johnson

    3 days ago

    Willing to take the risk of poisoning the dreaded red man, eh? Sounds like accessory to murder to me!

  • Francisco Rodz

    Francisco Rodz

    3 days ago

    Ocasio-Cortez is Undercover and is trying to Destroy the United States of America

  • STEM Scientist

    STEM Scientist

    3 days ago

    Anyone who thumbed down probably works for Wells Fargo or favors caging children.

  • Thomas Ferretti

    Thomas Ferretti

    3 days ago

    So we will be holding facebook and twitter responsible for all suicides and assaults from online bullying? Go get em AOC!

  • John

    John

    3 days ago

    Wells Fargo is a piece of shit corporation, but AOC is completely wrong on the way she attacked them

  • Omar

    Omar

    3 days ago

    Lmao AOC makes me cringe

  • Dave Wylie

    Dave Wylie

    3 days ago

    Scary that someone that stupid can get elected.

  • Bee Cee

    Bee Cee

    3 days ago

    Dumb dumb woman, soooo soooo stupid, how did she become a congresswoman? Is this how dumb the New Yorkers are?

  • YETI IS REAL3557

    YETI IS REAL3557

    3 days ago

    How is she in this position?

  • Suazzz

    Suazzz

    3 days ago

    Her eyes scare me. bug eyed B!+$#

  • Crissy

    Crissy

    3 days ago

    She is making me believe more women should stay barefoot and pregnant.

  • Andres Sandoval

    Andres Sandoval

    3 days ago

    Can someone please kill this stupid bitch already!!!!! Please

  • Buffaloaf

    Buffaloaf

    3 days ago

    Here's a thought Wells Fargo invested in the pipeline to have it not leak and be more efficient. But that seems too reasonable

  • cdh79

    cdh79

    23 hours ago

    and too surreal, because it did leak multiple times.. so if that was their job (as you intended) then they failed at it..

  • Buffaloaf

    Buffaloaf

    3 days ago

    Buys a car. Car airbag fails. AOC: r u going to pay to fix all Chevy's failed airbags? Person: um? I didn't build the car? AOC: ok. Why shouldn't you pay for it? Person: I didn't build the car.

  • Buffaloaf

    Buffaloaf

    2 days ago

    +Eric Johnson no she won't she'll buy her own private jet tho

  • Eric Johnson

    Eric Johnson

    3 days ago

    No, but she’ll help you buy an electric car😀

  • mosinnagant76

    mosinnagant76

    3 days ago

    What the fuck is she on about?

  • zeke iel

    zeke iel

    3 days ago

    Just watch this and you'll understand cortez. usdownload.net/item/video-MjWS8hQk188.html

  • Noah

    Noah

    3 days ago

    is this real life?

  • Damian Lara

    Damian Lara

    3 days ago

    I do not like her one bit.

  • Glitch

    Glitch

    3 days ago

    Good God, That woman is dumb as a fucking bag of hammers.

  • loganj7238

    loganj7238

    3 days ago

    I think this is a pointless line of questioning. Wells Fargo's incentive is to provide loans they can make a return on, not protect the environment directly. They evaluate environmental risks but only to determine the viability of an investment. The organization that really had the power to prevent environmental harm is the agency that issued the building permit. They are supposed to establish standards to avoid these events. If the costs to meet these standards are too high Wells Fargo won't invest because it's not viable for them thereby preventing the harm. If the investment is still viable after meeting the standards then it gets funded. Ms. Ocasio-Cortez wants to blame the company for following their incentive when the lack of judiciousness in the government standards is what enabled the disaster. Business follow their incentives. Government (ideally) shapes the incentives to prevent externalities. She should be grilling the permit issuers and modifying the environmental standards that apparently were not strict enough.

  • Southtown Hick

    Southtown Hick

    Hour ago

    Unfortunately you’re talking way above the understanding her supporters can manage.

  • 300Balake _

    300Balake _

    3 days ago

    I bet she got slammed when she was a bartender

  • ninuxy

    ninuxy

    3 days ago

    The point she is trying to get across is, if you do risk assessment, and constantly see people who you do business with, and those services you provide to them is vital to the point that their action would not be possible without it, and those actions end up hurting others, then perhaps, either you are doing business with those entities under the guise of knowing their prospective damage to others, or you are just a greedy bastards who only care about the bottom line.

  • Pat M

    Pat M

    3 days ago

    She's such a hack 🤣🤣🤣 The entertainment her ignorant antics provide almost make it worth the embarrassment that she is actually an elected official 🤦‍♂️

  • Reddinah Redmond

    Reddinah Redmond

    3 days ago

    I adore this woman and abhor the slovenly men that think simply calling her b*** and not finding her attractive (most of these men are slightly south of mule faced themselves) is a debate tactic.

  • Michael Ferngettie

    Michael Ferngettie

    3 days ago

    Keep the fat cats on there toes....

  • Doug Unfunny

    Doug Unfunny

    3 days ago

    she just keeps getting dumber.

  • Mojave Red

    Mojave Red

    3 days ago

    Woof!

  • The Djinn

    The Djinn

    3 days ago

    God, her voice is so annoying!!!!!!! And why do her teeth look like Gary Busey????????

  • Marcela Hunsberger

    Marcela Hunsberger

    3 days ago

    So moral of the story is, pass better regulation that would hold financial institutions responsible for the type of people/business they invest in. Oops, I believe they already do that, (SEC, FinCEN, BSA, OCC, FDIC, FRS, NCUA etc.) 🤯 Please Congress, spend more time regulating smaller business or intities who you wish to really hold accountable to the same standards! If I missed the point then I will admit that fact. I didn't like the Congress women's tone in this hearing.

  • Diego Vera

    Diego Vera

    3 days ago

    Its like talking to a Wall... she is making xtreme connections and wants companies to be held responsible for something they arent. This girl is dangerous.

  • XxJayCakesFrenZyXx

    XxJayCakesFrenZyXx

    3 days ago

    you knew it was gonna be bad when she started off with "according to an article from The Guardian"...

  • Nick Spiro

    Nick Spiro

    4 days ago

    Even the nuts can become a politician????

  • TruDragon88

    TruDragon88

    3 days ago

    Yeah , look at Trump

  • Edgar Lopez

    Edgar Lopez

    4 days ago

    What a joke

  • Aaron Cowley

    Aaron Cowley

    4 days ago

    hahaha by her logic she should be jailed for littering becasue she uses the NY city sewer system.

  • Rage 316

    Rage 316

    4 days ago

    That's right AOC. Kick his slimy ass!!!!!!

  • Sparky Wirenut

    Sparky Wirenut

    3 days ago

    Are you baked ?

  • Tanner Elliotte

    Tanner Elliotte

    4 days ago

    AOC is a fruit loop. The Dems getting behind people like this is why Trump will unfortunately be re-elected in 2020

  • Joseph c

    Joseph c

    3 days ago

    To get rid of the Froot Loops, we have to vote Republican for at least 12 or more years.

  • Orfeo Plus

    Orfeo Plus

    4 days ago

    😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂 but I am sure she has V8 vehicle.

  • D J

    D J

    4 days ago

    He should have said "hypothetically, shouldn't you be financially responsible to NY and the 10's of thousands of people who lost out on the Amazon deal because you don't have a basic understanding of how anything works"?

  • D J

    D J

    2 days ago

    I don't know how to argue with your defense of this woman. Governor Como and left leaning media like ny times and cnn rest blame on the hostile business environment that aoc gladly takes "credit" for. Sure there are many to blame but I was making fun of her logic in the questioning of Sloan and the blame Wells Fargo should bare by saying if they're liable so should she

  • stefdelev

    stefdelev

    2 days ago

    +D J lol but you realize their response is nonsense right? AOC had no say and no power in this. The location wasn't even in her district as congresswoman. She literally couldn't have done anything to them, aside from talk. They're just using her as a scapegoat because she was the loudest. I can assure you, multinational companies don't pull out of a deal because someone was mean to them lmao

  • D J

    D J

    2 days ago

    +stefdelev Amazon pulled out of the deal saying aoc caused a hostile business environment. Aoc said never Amazon and took a "victory lap". A simple search would bring up plenty on articles on this topic.

  • stefdelev

    stefdelev

    2 days ago

    Lol what does she have to do with the Amazon deal?

  • Stephen Taber

    Stephen Taber

    4 days ago

    Two pieces of shit. How, can these people be are government or representatives.

  • Pedro Sueta

    Pedro Sueta

    4 days ago

    So that is why she was still a bartender after graduated from college. She probably asked dumb questions during all job interviews.

  • Nico Misuraca

    Nico Misuraca

    4 days ago

    By this logic, every member of the taxpaying American public should be held accountable for the war crimes that our government commits overseas. Our tax dollars directly finance these efforts. Every drone strike should be followed by a "FUCK YOU GRANDMA FOR FUNDING INTERNATIONAL TERROR!"

  • myroc1

    myroc1

    4 days ago

    Makes me curious what kind of risk assessment they did before declining to help clean up. I mean he didn't even phone his risk assessment team before he started backing away from that opportunity.

  • superhoga

    superhoga

    2 days ago

    Because 210,000 is not a whole lot of gallons and because they contract before the fact with insurance companies who will do the cleanup should the event occur. How do you be an adult and not know this?

  • Manny Suarez

    Manny Suarez

    4 days ago

    She seems like she's a bit of a bitch lol at all the nicest of nicest bet she has many friends. I could be wrong lol

  • Shelly gaga

    Shelly gaga

    4 days ago

    I love her

  • Jennifer Wilson

    Jennifer Wilson

    4 days ago

    AOC is an absolute MORON

  • Steven E

    Steven E

    4 days ago

    Wow. Alex 'Like so...' Cortes is the dumbest member in Congress.

  • Fritz Westfall

    Fritz Westfall

    4 days ago

    This is legitimately terrifying. Imagine the hazard of making banks take responsibility for their customers actions... not only that but this is suggested by a congressperson that got enough votes by people who think like this to get into office... wow

  • Tom Walsh

    Tom Walsh

    3 days ago

    They choose their clientele chief 😁

  • jifferd135

    jifferd135

    4 days ago

    So if the bank finances my car, and I cause an accident, the bank should pay for damages?

  • Kristina Melnichenko

    Kristina Melnichenko

    4 days ago

    A risk they’re willing to take because they don’t face the costs! What a Broken system. Great on AOC for making her point clearly and effectively. Free markets are not supposed to be deregulated untaxed corporate orgies.

  • Lemuel Uhuru

    Lemuel Uhuru

    4 days ago

    It's simple, in politics there are no fist fights. You have to use language and slick questioning to get people to make mistakes, misspeak and make statements that could potentially self incriminate, defame, or tarnish themselves or who they represent. Plain speaking allows for easy lies to fly under the radar and doesn't allow viewers to see in all context how the person on trial might respond under pressure. This is why AOC and many other politicians have to resort to these strategic conversational tactics to pin the defense. You people think you're so smart calling career politicians stupid when you just show your inferiority in understanding what just played out.

  • Jubbs _

    Jubbs _

    4 days ago

    This is the same woman who complained about being described as "sassy". I'm a woman too and she is fucking "sassy". Seriously, her arguments are so petty and stupid and she needs to find real issues instead of asking a bank why they provide loans. She comes off as a bitter millennial.

  • Armus Skinofevil

    Armus Skinofevil

    4 days ago

    She's trying but the stretch is just too far. Better to grill him over the illegal billing

  • Rodney Roque

    Rodney Roque

    4 days ago

    He puts the LOAN in SLOAN

  • denny blalock

    denny blalock

    4 days ago

    A serial killer has been caught at his home. Wells Fargo is the mortgage holder. Her logic is that Wells Fargo should be charged with murder

  • denny blalock

    denny blalock

    3 days ago

    +Tom Walsh Who decides whats immoral? You? Maybe putting hundreds of thousands of people out of work in the oil/car industry is immoral.

  • Tom Walsh

    Tom Walsh

    3 days ago

    Its more like knowingly financing morally bankrupt and illegal entities...good try tho bud 👍

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