The banking giant announced yesterday that Stumpf was stepping down
effective immediately. His departure comes as Wells Fargo is rocked by a continuing scandal over its opening of 2 million unauthorized customer accounts But the fact that Stumpf simply got to retire – especially, as USA Today reported, with a $134 million exit package – was too much for the Massachusetts senator.
Warren, already known for her frequent, outspoken tweets, took to Twitter after news of Stumpf’s departure broke to vent her feelings on the matter:
Warren wasn't done yet, following up the initial tweet with a mini-tweet storm criticizing Stumpf:
Warren has been vocal in her calls that Stumpf and other executives should face criminal investigation for the scandal. She reiterated that call in her tweets:
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf is out, but that’s not enough for Sen. Elizabeth Warren.