Biden Regulator Praised USSR

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President Biden’s pick to oversee the regulation of national banks once praised the Soviet Union for gender equality and received a “Lenin” award while in college.

Saule Omarova, a Cornell University law professor, is a native of Kazakhstan and graduated from Moscow State University, where she received the “Lenin Personal Academic Scholarship,” according to her resume.

As recently as 2019, Omarova praised the former Soviet Union for having no pay gap – something which, she believes, could be improved in the U.S.

“Until I came to the US, I couldn’t imagine that things like gender pay gap still existed in today’s world,” Omarova wrote in a tweet. “Say what you will about old USSR, there was no gender pay gap there. Market doesn’t always ‘know best.’”

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