Elizabeth Warren Launches Tweetstorm in Response to Ad Portraying Her as a Communist

“Thousands of dollars on a TV ad is nothing compared to the money the big banks save if their GOP buddies go after the CFPB.”

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Elizabeth Warren launched a tweetstorm in response to an ad that ran frequently during Tuesday’s GOP presidential debate that portrayed her as a Communist dictator and slammed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the watchdog agency that Warren launched before running for Senate. 

Midway through the debate, Warren decided to rebut the attack ad with a series of tweets defending the myriad ways the CFPB has helped consumers since the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill, which created the agency, passed: