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Waters Asks Fed Chair: If You Got a Call From the President and He Said I’m Firing You, What Would You Do?

Washington, DC, July 10, 2019

Today, during the semiannual Humphrey-Hawkins hearing on monetary policy and the state of the economy, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, posed a question to Chairman Powell regarding what his response would be if President Trump called him and told him he was fired.

See the exchange below.


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