‘Auntie Maxine’ Waters Gets Ready To Take On The Banks As House Panel Chair

NPR, Nov. 15, 2018–Jim Zarroli
With Democrats assuming control of the House in January, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., is about to become more visible than ever before, with the power to slow down an important part of Trump’s agenda and even shine a light on his company’s finances. “Waters is a skilled legislator, and she has devoted considerable energy to issues affecting the mortgage industry, such as affordable housing, and we look forward to continuing to work with her,” says Robert Broeksmit, president of the Mortgage Bankers Association.