GOFFSTOWN – Kelly Ayotte has a history of putting the priorities of her corporate special interest backers on Wall Street before the people and small businesses of New Hampshire. Ayotte has voted to protect taxpayer subsidies for Wall Street executives’ bonuses – even after the financial crisis – and has voted to weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. And Ayotte’s sham student loan bill has been called “a handout to the loan industry,” and a “sweetheart deal for private-sector lenders.”
FACT: Ayotte voted to protect taxpayer subsidies for bonuses for Wall Street CEOs.
FACT: Ayottte has repeatedly voted for measures designed to weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, including her vote just last year for an amendment specifically designed to undermine the CFPB.
FACT: Ayotte introduced a sham student loan bill that has been called a “wolf in sheep’s clothing.” Even the conservative American Enterprise Institute said that Ayotte’s bill is a “sweetheart deal” for private sector lenders like those on Wall Street.