Warren: Trump economic plan written by, for 'rich corporate insiders'

Warren: Trump economic plan written by, for 'rich corporate insiders'
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSaagar Enjeti says Buttigieg's release of McKinsey client list shows he 'caved to public pressure' On The Money: Lawmakers strike spending deal | US, China reach limited trade deal ahead of tariff deadline | Lighthizer fails to quell GOP angst over new NAFTA Bill Weld: As many as six GOP senators privately support convicting Trump MORE (D-Mass.) ripped Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate gears up for battle over witnesses in impeachment trial Vulnerable Democrats tout legislative wins, not impeachment Trump appears to set personal record for tweets in a day MORE in a series of tweets on Monday, saying his economic platform, released hours before, “was written by rich corporate insider advisors to make the economy even greater for rich corporate insiders.”

Warren, one of the financial sector's most vocal critics, bashed the Republican presidential nominee and the policies he outlined in a Detroit speech. Warren charged Trump with tipping the scales for the country’s richest.


“Cheating customers & gaming the system might be your business,” tweeted Warren, “but it’s not the way America is going to do business.”

The Massachusetts senator has been among her party’s most forceful attack dogs against Trump. From "tweet storms" to campaign speeches, Warren has used multiple mediums to paint Trump as a con artist who is set on bilking Americans to enrich himself, often provoking angry responses from the nominee.

Warren on Monday said the plan created by Trump's economic team was self-serving. Trump’s 13-person advisory group is exclusively male and staffed with few economists.

Earlier Monday, Trump laid out a plan "to jump-start America" and blamed President Obama and Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden hires Clinton, O'Rourke alum as campaign's digital director Trump neck and neck with top 2020 Democrats in Wisconsin: poll Clinton tweets impeachment website, encourages voters to 'see the evidence for themselves' MORE for the "failed economic agenda" he says is holding back U.S. growth.

"Americanism, not globalism, will be our new credo," Trump said.

Targeting Trump’s proposed 12 percent, 25 percent and 33 percent tax brackets, which mirror the House Republican tax reform plan, and lower corporate income tax rates, Warren said the platform “is all about helping rich guys like [Trump] get richer – & leaving everyone else behind.”

Warren, one of the chief architects of post-recession financial regulation, also slammed Trump’s proposed freeze on financial rules and plan to repeal the Dodd-Frank reform law.

“No rules & no accountability means people get ripped off & markets blow up. Remember 2008?” Warren tweeted.

“The American people aren’t dumb,” she continued. “We don’t trust you with our nuclear codes AND we don’t trust you with our economy."