White House calls Warren "very confirmable" for the consumer bureau

07/27/2010 | Hill, The

The Obama administration's support for Elizabeth Warren to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is becoming increasingly apparent. Robert Gibbs, press secretary for the White House, said the Harvard professor is "very confirmable" for the post. He also rejected concerns that Warren is not qualified enough to lead the agency. "I think Elizabeth Warren is a terrific candidate," Gibbs said. "And I think she's very confirmable for this job."

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