|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2018
"If it wasn't Lehman Brothers but Lehman Sisters, we might not have had the financial collapse," she raised her voice to say. "It is the value that a woman brings to that table that she has all these different life experiences." -- Kirsten Gillibrand
Oops, she did again. Another day, another hypocrisy from the mouth of New York’s do-nothing Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
At a Tuesday, May 15 panel discussion for the Center for American Progress Ideas Conference, Kirsten Gillibrand said, “If it wasn't Lehman Brothers but Lehman Sisters, we might not have had the financial collapse.”
But like all things Gillibrand, there is an alternative reality, which is that in 2008 Kirsten Gillibrand refused to return $6,000 in campaign contributions she received from Lehman Brothers.
“Senator #MeFirst blames others for the financial crisis but happily pockets their campaign contributions,” said Farley.
Farley added, “Whether it’s Bill Clinton, Al Franken or Lehman Brothers, Kirsten Gillibrand is a hypocrite who will take all the support she can get and then throw you under the bus.”
Moreover, Farley pointed out, Lehman’s former chief financial officer at the time of the collapse, Erin Callan, was a woman.
“It’s sad, no matter the facts, that Kirsten Gillibrand sees gender politics as her pathway to the presidency and will do anything to advance that agenda at the expense of New Yorkers and half the population,” concluded Farley.