The last time Patrick McHenry, the Billy Zabka of the House Republican caucus, held a hearing with a member of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, it didn’t turn out too well. He called Elizabeth Warren a liar and generally tried to bully her, and received quite a backlash in the process.
|By: David Dayen Thursday January 12, 2012 12:30 pm|
|By: David Dayen Wednesday August 24, 2011 11:50 am|
Peter Haller, a former Goldman Sachs VP now working for Darrell Issa on the House Oversight Committee and advocating for the interests of the banks changed his name shortly before moving to work for the Oversight Committee. Now we learn he was involved in the weak attempt by Patrick McHenry to embarrass Elizabeth Warren at a recent hearing.
|By: David Dayen Tuesday May 24, 2011 11:45 am|
Elizabeth Warren faces a House Financial Services Subcommittee today. The hearing is called “Who’s Watching the Watchmen? Oversight of the Consumer Protection Bureau.” It’s chaired by Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC), one of the more ideological conservatives in Congress, who has been at the forefront of the move to gut the CFPB before it gets off the ground. And in his opening remarks today, he basically accused Warren of lying.
|By: Teddy Partridge Saturday April 3, 2010 4:00 pm|
Miniature not-gay engaged-to-a-woman North Carolinian, Congressman Patrick McHenry, has proposed replacing Civil War General and hero of the Union Army Ulysses S Grant with the 20th century politician who began his 1980 presidential campaign in Philadelphia, Mississippi, the site of the 1964 murders of civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, with a “state’s rights” speech.