05/17/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Michael Lewis, Author Of The Big Short, On Financial Reform: 'It's Really A War Over Money'

Wall Street's biggest banks could be broken up by the U.S. Congress in the coming year in an eventual reckoning over the financial meltdown of 2008, "Liar's Poker" author Michael Lewis said on Tuesday.

Lewis, promoting his latest book "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine" about the crisis, predicted a war will be waged in Washington as Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd tries to revamp U.S. financial rules.

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