Financial Services Committee Republican: Maxine Waters's policies 'bad for America'

Rep. Patrick McHenryPatrick Timothy McHenryManufacturing group leads coalition to urge Congress to reauthorize Ex-Im Bank Hasan Minhaj tells Congress: Student loan debt is 'sidelining millions of Americans' Hillicon Valley: Trump seeks review of Pentagon cloud-computing contract | FTC weighs updating kids' internet privacy rules | Schumer calls for FaceApp probe | Report says states need more money to secure elections MORE (R-N.C.), the ranking member on the House Financial Services Committee, said Sunday that Committee Chairman Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersManufacturing group leads coalition to urge Congress to reauthorize Ex-Im Bank Democrats' impeachment message leads to plenty of head-scratching Trump officials vow to reform Fannie, Freddie if Congress doesn't act MORE's policies are "bad for America."

"The politics she supports, and the politics she votes for, and the policy she votes for, are really bad for America and rally bad for job creation, really bad for economic growth," he said during an interview on "The Cats Roundtable" radio show in New York.


"And that’s why I have opposed so much of what she’s doing, which is going in a really very far-left direction," McHenry added.

McHenry was also critical of Water's investigations into the finances of President TrumpDonald John TrumpHarris bashes Kavanaugh's 'sham' nomination process, calls for his impeachment after sexual misconduct allegation Celebrating 'Hispanic Heritage Month' in the Age of Trump Let's not play Charlie Brown to Iran's Lucy MORE. Waters is leading a probe into Trump’s finances and his ties to Deutsche Bank, the bank that lent Trump millions of dollars when he was a real estate mogul.

McHenry called Waters's approach "far-left" and said it is not "rational."

“The far left is trying to drive this conversation for all Democrats. So, while we have a lot of pragmatic Democrats in Congress, they are fearful of what this far left would do to them in a primary. So they are not supporting the rational policies they should be and that the American people support," he said.