In the midst of a national financial catastrophe, Rep. Maxine Waters used her position as a senior member of Congress and member of the House Financial Services Committee to prevail upon Treasury officials to meet with OneUnited Bank. She never disclosed that her husband held stock in the bank.
Rep. Waters is an eleven-term member of Congress, representing California’s 35th congressional district. She is a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee.
Rep. Waters was included in CREW’s 2005 and 2006 Most Corrupt Report for unrelated matters, as well as in the 2009 report for her actions regarding OneUnited.