Warren takes shot at Biden: He was 'on the side of credit card companies'

Warren takes shot at Biden: He was 'on the side of credit card companies'
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSteyer calls on DNC to expand polling criteria for debates Gabbard hits DNC over poll criteria for debates The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch MORE (D-Mass.) took a shot at fellow 2020 presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden evokes 1968, asks voters to imagine if Obama had been assassinated Biden blasts Trump's 'embarrassing' actions heading into G-7 summit Steyer calls on DNC to expand polling criteria for debates MORE, saying the former vice president sided with the credit card companies over "hardworking families."

“At a time when the biggest financial institutions in this country were trying to put the squeeze on millions of hardworking families,” Warren said Thursday, “Joe Biden was on the side of the credit card companies.” 

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Warren added that her disagreement with him was public record. 

The Hill has reached out to Biden's campaign for comment.

In 2005, Biden voted for the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act. Critics have said the law enabled credit card companies to target people seeking bankruptcy protection. 

Biden on Thursday entered a crowded field of candidates who are competing for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination. Even before officially entering the race, Biden was considered a front-runner.