CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger
On an argument that bankers ignore the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaints database at their own risk:

" 'Each customer’s voice must be listened to' is a statement that feels good to say but in reality does not work. While some complaints are valid and should be looked into, a large percentage are worthless criticisms or gripes."

Related: It's a mistake to dismiss CFPB's complaint database
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On a look at whether a congressional inquiry into Facebook's use of consumer financial data could kick off a deeper policy discussion:

"The efforts will remain bipartisan until Facebook figures out ways to make the two parties fight about who gets credit for anything ... and then this falls apart. And Facebook, Google, Twitter, etc. will continue to become bigger and more dangerous than most ever imagined."

Related: Is Senate Banking’s Facebook inquiry the start of something big?
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.
On highlights from a recent Senate hearing with the banking regulators, including a heated exchange between Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting:

"What a bunch of disrespectful and insulting windbags! Perhaps the OCC should publicly disclose their assessment of Warren's competence, and highlight her lack of financial acumen. As a reminder punching bag Tim Sloan was put in place at Wells during Obama Administration in 2016."

Related: Gap between Democrats, GOP on bank regulation wide as ever
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On legislation that would require the chief executives of "systemically important" banks to testify before Congress every year:

"A law calling for a mandatory Congressional appearance by bankers? This provides a stark example of the Democrat philosophy. They don't govern. They rule. Republicans? They do neither."

Related: Dimon, other CEOs would testify each year under Democratic bill
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On a bill that would prohibit Congress from using fees paid to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to be used to offset unrelated federal spending:

"A great idea! Another bill recently reintroduced that made it through the House but luckily died in the Senate last year tries to use an increase in VA loan guarantee fees to pay for unrelated spending on veterans. This proposed bill could be improved if all GSE lending programs across FHA, VA, GNMA, USDA Rural Development and SBA were all included."

Related: Bill would prevent Congress from using g-fees as budget tool