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

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  • Published on Mar 12, 2019
  • Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questions Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan during a House Financial Services Committee hearing.
    Full video here: cs.pn/2F6Dj93

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  • Todd Truver
    Todd Truver 4 hours ago

    In the Maidan, in January 2014, the People of the Ukraine fought against a Dictatorial President Viktor Yanukovych, and chanted REVOLUTION! Just watch the movie, Winter On Fire. This is while the Arab Spring was going on. Now we have the American Spring! And we are massing the troops of citizens against the Oligarchy. And we will change things. Maybe not human nature! But at least we can protect ourselves and our children and the world they live in.

  • MIKE
    MIKE 6 hours ago

    dAMN I CAN WATCH THIS WOMEN 24 HOUR AM SO IN POLITICS FROM THE MOMENT I SAW THIS WOMEN SPEAKS

  • Taylor Yasmine
    Taylor Yasmine 11 hours ago +1

    She’s exposing everyone and everything protect her

  • Douglas Hanes
    Douglas Hanes 20 hours ago

    Hahahah mr slown

  • Slab Rider
    Slab Rider 20 hours ago +13

    I think we’ve just met the future FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT of The United States

  • King Hicks
    King Hicks 22 hours ago

    Another one for Queen cortez!

  • King Hicks
    King Hicks 22 hours ago

    How come he didn't know much about the project he isn't concerned about his return investment.

  • Jack Hagon
    Jack Hagon Day ago

    It’s so clear that she does not grasp cause and effect or have any understanding of basic economics. You can she how idiotic she sounds when she attempts to links the Dakota pipeline to global warming than insinuate that banks should have to pay for sea walls lamo maybe she should get one of the drivers I see everyday on the morning commute and demanded they help build the sea wall to for driving to work....at least we can all look up to her as an example of excellence she has been driving a Tesla for 40 years now , super impressive

  • kilian111
    kilian111 Day ago

    Jeez...she's really friggin retarded.

  • aber7278
    aber7278 Day ago

    So if the banks lend you money and you go buy a car and wreck yourself the bank should pay the hospital bill and all damages caused by you?

  • Thumb Print
    Thumb Print 2 days ago +3

    'It was a risk we were willing to take' - banker on investment in Dakota pipeline. What risk is the bank taking if they are not willing to pay for the clean up when the pipe line leaks and ruins the environment?
    'Why was the bank involved in the caging of children?' Ha ha, AOC follows the money so these dirty investments get exposed - keep up the good work. Rich bankers live their lovely lives on the profits from these dirty investments. Go AOC.

  • Joe Morales
    Joe Morales 2 days ago

    I think AOC should ask questions in fields she is familiar with, like......... or perhaps...... ok, ok!
    Hmmmmmm..

  • Andrew Lauder
    Andrew Lauder 3 days ago

    Has anyone actually been sitting at their desk in work and though imagine if as a collective group everyone worker in this office just stood up and walked out... refused to return to work and demanded a higher pay what would be achieved there.
    Imagine the world coming together collectively and stopped paying tax’s, stopped putting money into banks, stopped working to make other rich and worked on their own life’s were money and power was not a thing... the constraints that hold us down are amazingly enough something we could easily stop but instead we fight argue and refused to work together... humanity ladies and gentlemen. Are you proud?

  • Shaun Weiss
    Shaun Weiss 3 days ago

    The US has two and a half million miles of pipelines criss crossing the country. There have been how many spills? I’d say their track record is pretty damn good

  • Dave Lowe
    Dave Lowe 3 days ago

    When is someone going to have the fortitude to just ask her if she is nuts?

  • legobuilder 369
    legobuilder 369 4 days ago +18

    AOC asking questions that no ones does


    Company representative: uuuhhhhhh..... uuummmmm.... stuttering Stanley!

  • Vin Denap
    Vin Denap 4 days ago

    AOC keeps telling him 2 plus 2 is 5 and he has to keep telling her it's 4

    • Vin Denap
      Vin Denap 4 days ago

      +legobuilder 369 The banks are dying to give me money, they don't leave me alone, the only difference is I know I'll have to pay them back one day and I don't blame other people if I'm in debt with them

    • legobuilder 369
      legobuilder 369 4 days ago

      Vin Denap she’s talking to liars and we all know this! When has any bank given you money?? Meaning when has it helped anyone with compound growth?!

  • Jiji C.
    Jiji C. 4 days ago

    Some of the analogies in the comments are comparing apples to oranges

  • Craig White
    Craig White 5 days ago

    Most of her questions are just plain ignorant and accomplish nothing.

  • paulspydar
    paulspydar 5 days ago

    its bloody stupid to hold a bank responsible! Can you imagine if every thing a bank finances (gives business loans ) is then held responsible for the outcome ?

  • paulspydar
    paulspydar 5 days ago

    I really get a bad feeling about AOC , she is really smug snotty & stuck up . thinks she knows it all & is better than all her peers.

  • Task Force 131
    Task Force 131 5 days ago

    She is so stupid lol like the rest of Democrats

  • David Taylor
    David Taylor 6 days ago

    Cortez is a Worthless Cunt.

  • Childofearth
    Childofearth 6 days ago +18

    In other words they payoff was worth the risk. They cared little for the environmental damage because the money they’ll make will outweigh the damages. Why put the environment in danger in the first place? 🤷🏻‍♂️

    • Bladimir Valdes
      Bladimir Valdes 9 hours ago

      Because there's bad people in the world

    • Thumb Print
      Thumb Print 2 days ago +1

      You already answered your own question - they are not taking any risks because they don't care a brass monkey about the environment and shrug off any responsibility for paying for the clean up when there is a spillage. It's win-win for the bank.

  • Childofearth
    Childofearth 6 days ago +1

    I know they hear “Cortez” and instantly fume 😂😂😂

  • The Death
    The Death 6 days ago

    *_AOC FAKE NEWS, SO FAKE!_*

  • Jennifer Gruber
    Jennifer Gruber 6 days ago

    This proves anyone that can make vapor on a mirror can be a congressman. Not a god damned brain in her god damn head.

  • Kevin Odom
    Kevin Odom 7 days ago

    This woman has lost her damn mind.

    • Freddy Again
      Freddy Again 6 days ago

      Your guy lost his memory. AOC 2024!!!!!

  • Mr All About The U
    Mr All About The U 7 days ago

    Why the fuck is she even up there man. This is the catch me outside kid as a politician.

  • iseeu1980
    iseeu1980 7 days ago +1

    "The Corporate States of America"

  • Nathan Mosby
    Nathan Mosby 8 days ago

    For all you people here that thinks she doesn't know what she's talking about...why don't you run for Congress and show her and the rest of us how it's done....this young lady is only going to get smarter, much smarter...she's right in the middle of things and I see her STANDING TALL

    • Nathan Mosby
      Nathan Mosby 6 days ago

      +Thomas Ford why don't you get elected and show her how it is done...or your just going to sit back and criticize?

    • Thomas Ford
      Thomas Ford 6 days ago +1

      she doesn't even know what a tax break is fam

  • Michelle Meyer
    Michelle Meyer 8 days ago

    Typical white man elitist answer........."I'm not aware of that." They can twist it anyway they want but their disgusting pigs.

  • aynaz alaei
    aynaz alaei 8 days ago

    All you guys mocking her and her "knowledge" .. she is proven again and again that she does her research and her questions are always punching to the line. I can't believe you guys would side with banks that clearly are financing harm to people and environment. You guys are probably the same pro-life assholes who are still missing the point and are just angry that this woman has been pursuing a path that other politicians were too scared to pursue. I salute you AOC!

  • Seized Noodle
    Seized Noodle 8 days ago +1

    So if I crash my car and it’s financed the bank should have to pay for a new car right?

  • Doggo Unchained
    Doggo Unchained 8 days ago

    We need a Charisma on Command video on her

  • Erebus2075
    Erebus2075 8 days ago

    disgusting people, they are not even people but should be seen as monsters/demons... just kill them and be done with it... it's a disgusting joke to allow them to sit there and lie through omission and word-twisting... kill them, take the things they stole from everyone and give it back to the people and move on to a better future

  • Angus Darlin'
    Angus Darlin' 8 days ago +1

    Entertainment isn't what it used to be. She is such a clown. The left hired a distraction. Nothing more.

  • Frank Morris
    Frank Morris 9 days ago

    So hypothetically if AOC had any brains she would be a good politician. Hypothetically speaking.

  • Jake Jacob
    Jake Jacob 9 days ago

    AOC is a JACKASS!

  • Survivor Turley
    Survivor Turley 9 days ago

    She has no clue what she is doing. Wonder how she gets her head up her ass when she talks?

  • Mr. Canada
    Mr. Canada 9 days ago

    Wow --- This is the famous OC ? You would think she would at the very least come prepared to research some basic facts on what WF actually financed...she looks horrible. She also needs to get some professional voice training on how to correctly annunciate her words, form proper sentence structure etc, and improve her overall nasally speaking capability beyond Grade 12. PS - do not to attend a committee hearing with questions written on the back of a cocktail napkin.

  • smallaxe
    smallaxe 10 days ago

    My new favorite comedy. She's got that delusional social justice, nonsense spewing locked down. What's the name of this show? Can I get season one on DVD over at amazon?

  • Mike Magnum
    Mike Magnum 10 days ago

    I swear, AOC is the dumbest human on the planet. Listening to her questions is akin to kids playing superhero:
    Kid 1: Ok, so pretend that I'm going to use my heat vision.
    Kid 2: Yeah but if you did that I would "BJzzoot" you with my repulsor ray..
    If only this idiot knew what a repulsor ray was...

  • Matthew Barnes
    Matthew Barnes 10 days ago

    "I'm unsure as to how to answer your question," = Polite for you're so fucking stupid as well as hanging onto reality by a thread that's more thin tban the most teeny tiny of a soy boy's peepee and I'm not s psychiatrist.

  • Akoni Ah Yat
    Akoni Ah Yat 11 days ago

    How dumb can 1 woman be

  • cold water
    cold water 11 days ago

    stupid little girl !

  • kleiden diamond
    kleiden diamond 11 days ago +3

    We should have 100 Latina senators

  • SuperiorHealthNC
    SuperiorHealthNC 11 days ago

    Wtf

  • SuperiorHealthNC
    SuperiorHealthNC 11 days ago

    Dumb dumb...smdh

  • TG Leviathan
    TG Leviathan 12 days ago +3

    haha crazy cat lady cortez just did a quick ICE is caging children and moved on. what a gem.

  • Apache Chief
    Apache Chief 12 days ago

    So hypothetically..............

  • J.J. Herndon
    J.J. Herndon 13 days ago

    what a fucking moron

  • Aggie Blondi
    Aggie Blondi 15 days ago +10

    So, if you conclude that you are willing to invest in a risky business, why not be responsible when disaster happens?

    • Warner Bros
      Warner Bros 7 days ago

      like when a bank finances a car n a car crash happens the bank should be responsible for the damage done by the car?

  • Micah Vogan
    Micah Vogan 15 days ago

    This woman is looking for a headline. Some dumbass questions she is proposing. Holding a bank responsible for financing companies that choose to do whatever they please with their money. Maybe she should get into them financing cars to people that kill while drunk driving. So insane

  • Colt Todd
    Colt Todd 16 days ago

    show us your tits. stop smiling . show us your ass .

  • K
    K 16 days ago

    Not a fan of Wells Fargo, however, here is some food for thought: How do you get in office when you don't even know about 101Fact Checkin? Who financed her and will they finance the cleanup of clamorous conjecture?

  • GEOFF C
    GEOFF C 17 days ago

    What a joke...I can't believe people vote people like this in office. By her logic, every bank should be held liable for, well, everything... DUI = go after the bank who financed the car. House fire = go after the bank for funding the purchase. Bad senator = go after the bank for allowing AOC to have a credit card, car, house, etc.

  • James
    James 17 days ago +3

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez=Comic

    • smallaxe
      smallaxe 10 days ago

      So true.. she's friggin hilarious. She is joking right?

  • Martin Rivera
    Martin Rivera 17 days ago

    She studied political science from the school house rocks cartoons!

  • Jose Zuniga
    Jose Zuniga 17 days ago

    The boss that lost 25000 jobs

  • Dyana S
    Dyana S 17 days ago +3

    Final answer by Wells Fargo: "It was a risk we were willing to take."

    • F.
      F. 12 days ago

      And? Are investments risk free?

  • hisardo dagmar
    hisardo dagmar 17 days ago +1

    She's not that sharp huh? For someone that has been hyped quite much

    • Killed_By_The_Architect -
      Killed_By_The_Architect - 11 days ago

      Shes hyped because she's brown and has tits that's it. Stupid fucking feminists and race baiters dont care if she's dumb as a box of rocks, which she is, they just want a female president if its an ethnic one that's even better. This cunt or any of the other worthless unqualified bitches become president you can kiss this country goodbye.

  • Damian Caniglia
    Damian Caniglia 17 days ago

    The bank was just financing. The question is why is American government allowing this huge pipe line in the first place to be built unsafely or at all and not putting into renewable energy

  • WILLY LYNCH
    WILLY LYNCH 17 days ago

    If she didn't have the paper to read that some else wrote for her she would be 100X more retard.

  • WILLY LYNCH
    WILLY LYNCH 17 days ago

    "Do you put profits over business". Yeah dumb ass it a damn bank. All they do it collect money, it's kinda they point.

  • niagra898
    niagra898 18 days ago +3

    I feel dumber having listened to her.

  • E c
    E c 18 days ago

    www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6994509/Muslim-children-Philadelphia-school-sing-chopping-heads-army-Allah.html

  • Luca
    Luca 19 days ago

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should do porn, I bet she would be great at it with her big mouth she would be a star

  • shaun ford
    shaun ford 19 days ago

    That woman is dumber than dumb

  • Jordan Tyler
    Jordan Tyler 19 days ago +39

    “That was a risk we were willing to take”
    -Wells Fargo

    • Jordan Tyler
      Jordan Tyler 8 days ago

      Erebus2075 I feel you but.. destroyed..?

    • Erebus2075
      Erebus2075 8 days ago

      and they are completely ignoring that is not their right to choose that for Everyone!.. they got no right to do so and should be destroyed for doing it

  • Michael Bonade
    Michael Bonade 20 days ago

    Should I feel sorry for her
    Wasn’t this girl in the movie version of RENT?!?.....she was a horny junkie or something

  • warrior 1972
    warrior 1972 20 days ago

    this moron should have gone into porn-lord knows she has the "mouth" for it!

  • usernamemaybe
    usernamemaybe 20 days ago

    Whether they want it or not they hold part of the responsibility...you can't take choices based on your interests and then wash your hands

  • J m
    J m 20 days ago

    Cortez Ocasio butt fumes, let’s take it in real time...

  • The Diamond Dimanian
    The Diamond Dimanian 20 days ago

    i'm sorry but women should not be in ANY form of congress unless they know what the hell there doing. ( and yes i'm a women too ) i mean there are somethings you just need to leave to the men.

  • timluns
    timluns 20 days ago

    Wells Fargo is on par with Monsanto, they are companies ready to roundup as much cash as they can at the citizens expense. And our Government does nothing to protect us from the crimes of these multi-billion dollar criminal organizations

  • Geoffrey Sakraida
    Geoffrey Sakraida 21 day ago +8

    AOC is no Nancy Drew.

  • David Irwin
    David Irwin 21 day ago

    What a ficktard like she knows anything about anything fucking joke

  • Dylaney
    Dylaney 21 day ago +6

    This guy: "I have no recollection".... "I do not know"...... "I am not aware".

  • BeatleLoverification
    BeatleLoverification 22 days ago

    Everytime she talks my IQ dtops 3 points

  • Michael Thompson
    Michael Thompson 22 days ago

    The only thing worse than a stupid person in power is a stupid person who believes they are intelligent. She certainly fits the bill on this one.

  • Legion
    Legion 22 days ago

    Hold wells Fargo responsible for climate change, They didn't finance the busted pipeline...where do they get these fucking people...hold Cortez responsible for the depletion of the ozone every time she farts fine her $100...get rid of these people already

  • dubi186
    dubi186 22 days ago +1

    Is this lady sane?

  • Ryan A
    Ryan A 22 days ago

    lol so wait, because someone FINANCED a company to do something with said money. That lender is now 100% liable for the mishaps or unpopular operations that company decides to do with said money?
    FUCK THAT!!!
    Keystone pipeline leaking isn't Wells Fargo's fault because they agreed to giving a Business Loan....Pretty sure that is the fault of the COMPANY WHO BUILT AND MAINTAINS IT.

  • their all the way
    their all the way 22 days ago +1

    Democrats want free healthcare but hates high tax...... Well "shitttttttt" how we gonna pay for it.

    • their all the way
      their all the way 18 days ago

      +Msstyles165 why delete your comments

    • their all the way
      their all the way 18 days ago

      +Msstyles165 28000 people in America die each year due to lack of health insurance.... The Medicare for all will triple the death count.

    • their all the way
      their all the way 18 days ago

      +Msstyles165 Even more would be lost.... In England, to you know the waiting time. 62 days you'll have to wait till you can see a doctor..... Just imagine people with cancer having to wait 2 months just to see a doctor

    • Msstyles165
      Msstyles165 18 days ago

      their all the way well guess what. millions of lives are CURRENTLY being lost. you tell me which is worse.

    • their all the way
      their all the way 18 days ago

      +Msstyles165 yes it would do more harm than good. It is estimated that over a million jobs would be lost.

  • Jo el
    Jo el 22 days ago

    Here is how wells fargo (as well as all other banks) financing works, they see an opportunity to make money off of loans, they then create the money ( based on the fractional reserve lending system) out of thin air, leaving you to pay back the entire amount plus interests...and if they get into trouble with bad lending practices the government (aka the taxpayers, aka you, us) bails them out. What AOC is doing is whats needed to fix this broken system, im glad she is getting her feet wet for 2028

  • Dumb games 7
    Dumb games 7 22 days ago

    Bahahaha...she is a moron and won't last long ...just like Kamala and Omar!!!

  • Ras Alghul
    Ras Alghul 23 days ago

    AOC is so dumb. This shows how much Progressives love regulations and red tape. If she is implying banks will now be responsible for the operational integrity of any organization they lend money to - I guess we can skyrocketing interest rates in the future! So if an entrepreneur wants to open a restaurant and a customer gets food poisoning, the restaurant owner AND the bank is responsible? Does that mean the banks have to get subject matter experts to oversee operational measures on a daily basis to any organizations they lend money to?

    This lack of foresight and logic is why the Green New Deal is written the way it is - like a letter to Santa Claus.

  • Vaishnav Pande *_*
    Vaishnav Pande *_* 23 days ago

    Triggered replies in 3... 2... 1....

  • Ryan Grider
    Ryan Grider 23 days ago +2

    If it was a risk they were willing to take, then they should be a party to the damages done.

  • Uniquascaper
    Uniquascaper 23 days ago

    Geo Group literally wrote the legislation to keep children in cages indefinitely- then built the cages theintercept.com/2017/05/02/private-prison-corporation-wrote-texas-bill-extending-how-long-immigrant-children-can-be-detained/

  • scott douglas
    scott douglas 23 days ago +1

    She’s just upset because they turned down her loans because of her credit score

  • Tati
    Tati 24 days ago +176

    I’ve never been so interested in politics before 😳😳

    • Internet Critic
      Internet Critic Day ago

      Yet you get interested on politics now after all these dumbass questions? Please stay out of politics

    • Dob Klzynskovik
      Dob Klzynskovik 2 days ago

      +Well Yea spoken like a badass 5th grader that hurls insults instead of arguments.

    • Alex N
      Alex N 5 days ago +1

      +Brutus Tan if you can't see the point she's trying to make you're mad ignorant. The fact is corruption is pretty much legal in this country and it shouldnt be.

    • Childofearth
      Childofearth 6 days ago +1

      Tati Women are a powerful force and even stronger in politics 😈!

  • KOHF34
    KOHF34 25 days ago

    Those glasses do not do her justice.

  • J Neuman
    J Neuman 25 days ago +2

    A not-built yet pipeline has already leaked 5 times. Not good when Congress turns into a social experiment. I'm super excited that she gets to vote on tax policy and a plethora of other things that affect my family and I. What a dummy.

  • DiDi Nwabude
    DiDi Nwabude 26 days ago

    I'm confused...

  • blank face
    blank face 26 days ago

    Go back to bar tending

  • Barry Lincoln
    Barry Lincoln 26 days ago

    What happens when you allow people with Down syndrome to Congress. Perhaps the dumbest women in power. Media builds her up for our entertainment. Hilarious

  • Tawnia Baze
    Tawnia Baze 26 days ago

    She has no idea what she’s talking about and has no idea how the world works. Go back to bartending little girl!! One term was enough for us to realize just how dumb she really is!

  • Lui V
    Lui V 27 days ago

    Is it just me or is C-span purposely putting their logo in front of AOC's name. Typical move. Its 2019 ,you can move the logo to to left.