Mitch McConnell: Opposition To Elizabeth Warren 'Not Sexist', GOP Will Block 'Any Nominee' For CFPB

06/10/2011 12:35 pm ET | Updated Aug 10, 2011
  • Ylan Q. Mui The Washington Post

But an aide to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday that the lawmaker stands by his vow to block any candidate. Late last month, McConnell led 44 senators in a letter to the White House calling for structural changes to the bureau. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) has accused GOP opponents of discriminating against Warren because she is female, but McConnell's complaints are much broader.

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