Politics Carolyn Maloney

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, July 17- U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted to safeguard the world financial system and consumers' data. "I have serious concerns with Facebook's plans to create a digital currency and digital wallet," Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, July 17- U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted. "I have serious concerns with Facebook's plans to create a digital currency and digital wallet," Maxine...

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted. "I have serious concerns with Facebook's plans to create a digital currency and digital wallet," Maxine Waters,...

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted. "I have serious concerns with Facebook's plans to create a digital currency and digital wallet," Maxine Waters,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity. Two Republicans on the Senate Banking Committee, Tom Cotton and Mike Rounds, and Democratic committee members Mark Warner and Doug Jones said their proposed new law would...

  • Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., March 27, 2019.

    Schumer, the top Democrat in the Senate, said he doesn't see Cain and Moore "fitting in with the mission of the Fed, which is to conduct monetary policy and not be political."

  • Here's what the U.S. Congresswoman for Long Island City thinks about Amazon HQ2

    Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D - NY 12) represents the district where Amazon wanted to build its second headquarters. In this video, she explains why she feels differently than many other Democrats on the issue.

  • New York's city council holds its second hearing questioning the city and state's deal that gave Amazon three billion dollars to move a second headquarters to Long Island City in Queens. City council members criticized Amazon for its anti-union policies and its alleged cooperation with immigration authorities.

    State Sen. Michael Gianaris defends his opposition to Amazon's now-scuttled plan for a New York City headquarters.

  • Credit reporting company Equifax corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia.

    A U.S. House panel said Wednesday the chief executive of Equifax will testify about a massive data breach that impacted up to 143 million Americans.

  • Maloney on Comey testimony

    Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-STATE) discusses FBI Director James Comey's testimony in front of Congress about Clinton's email server.

  • Donald Kohn, former vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    President Obama pushed back against criticism of his former economic adviser Lawrence Summers, who is seen as a leading candidate to become the new chairman of the Federal Reserve.