sarah bloom raskin
Raskin was confirmed twice before by the Senate via unanimous support, but that didn't matter to Republican senators who lined up against her nomination.
The conservative Democrat said Raskin "failed to satisfactorily address my concerns," likely dooming her bid to serve on the Federal Reserve Board.
Sarah Bloom Raskin's view that climate change poses major financial risks is widely shared. Except among some of the oil industry's top Republican donees.
Pat Toomey, the top Republican on the banking committee, has been especially critical of Sarah Bloom Raskin and her stance on climate change.
Biden's picks include Sarah Bloom Raskin, for the top regulatory slot, and Lisa Cook, who would be the first Black woman to serve on the Fed’s board.
Warming-fueled disasters and risky fossil fuel bets pose huge threats to the financial system.
Wall Street Trying to Use Budget Bill to Put Its Special Interests Above the Priorities of the American People
Wall Street's army of high priced lobbyists are again working Washington day and night to use this year's spending bill for their gain at the expense of the American people. Wall Street views essential, must-pass, nationally important legislation as just an opportunity for them to sneak in their wish list of special provisions.