Barney Frank: Elizabeth Warren Was Not Appointed To Head CFPB Because Of ‘Gender Bias’

“Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard professor who conceived the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, could not secure an appointment to lead the new federal agency partly as a result of gender bias, Rep. Barney Frank said Wednesday on the House floor,” The Advocate’s Andrew Harmon notes. “Ms. Warren encountered from some people, maybe unconscious on their part, the notion that very strong-willed women with strong opinions might have a place, but not in the financial sector,” said Frank. Watch it: