‘Remember These Names’: 33 House Democrats Just Joined the GOP to Give a Major Gift to Wall Street

(COMMON DREAM) Jake Johnson, May 25, 2018 — Handing President Donald Trump a major legislative victory and delivering a huge gift to Wall Street banks on the very same day they reported record-shattering profits, 33 House Democrats joined nearly every Republican late Tuesday in passing a deregulatory measure that independent analysts say will significantly increase the risk of another financial crisis.

“This is bipartisanship at its worst—members of both parties coming together to bow down to their wealthy donors.”
—Morris Pearl, Patriotic Millionaires

“Remember these names the next time Wall Street tanks our economy and taxpayers are left to bail out the big banks,” Public Citizen wrote on Twitter following Tuesday’s vote, urging Americans to hold their representatives accountable.

Below are the 33 Democrats who voted with every Republican but one—Rep. Walter Jones (N.C.)—to reward big banks on the ten-year anniversary of the 2008 Wall Street collapse: