Debbie Wasserman Schultz, in her role as a Florida State Representative, is criticized for her role in a bill that provides protection for Pay Day Lenders. There is a money trail to campaign contributions that benefit Ms Debbie. This is even in opposition to her fearless leader, President Obama. There are few people who do not know who these lenders are. While they do provide a service for the poor and unbanked, this service comes at a very steep price. The price is paid for those that can least afford it, compounding the circle of poverty.
As Written By Nolan D. McCaskill, POLITICO:
Nonprofit group targets Wasserman Schultz over payday lenders.
Allied Progress said that Debbie Wasserman Schultz has received thousands of dollars in political donations soon before or shortly after taking pro-industry action.
Allied Progress is hammering Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz in a television ad that will begin airing Thursday for “sabotaging” President Barack Obama’s efforts to hold payday lenders accountable.
The 30-second spot, titled “Debt Trap Debbie,” will broadcast in the Florida representative’s South Florida district through the state’s March 15 primary.
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“President Obama was right when he condemned predatory payday lenders for ‘trapping hard-working Americans into a vicious cycle of debt’ with interest rates of 300 percent,” a narrator says. “But now Debbie Wasserman Schultz is joining Republicans in standing up for payday lenders after she received over $68,000 in campaign cash from them.”
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