Off Air Next: Markup of HR 10, the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017

Democrats Join Wall Street CEOs in Defending Dodd-Frank

WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement today in response to Democrats’ “Minority Hearing Day”: "Barack Obama is pocketing $400,000 for a Wall Street speech and Professor Warren is joining Wall Street CEOs in defending Dodd-Frank. How awkward for the Democrats. The Financial CHOICE Act ends bailouts for Wall Street and imposes the toughest penalties in history for those who commit financial fraud and insider trading. Community...

Hensarling Introduces Financial CHOICE Act

Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today formally introduced the Financial CHOICE Act, the Republican alternative to the failed Dodd-Frank Act which has contributed to the slowest economic recovery since World War II. The Financial CHOICE Act, H.R. 10, will end taxpayer-funded bailouts of large financial institutions; impose tougher penalties on those who commit financial fraud and insider trading; demand greater accountability from Washington regulators, and relieve wel...

Hensarling: America has struggled for too long

WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement at today’s meeting to examine the Financial CHOICE Act, the Republican alternative to the failed Dodd-Frank Act: It has been almost seven years since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act. We were told it would lift our economy, but instead we are stuck in the slowest, weakest, most tepid recovery in the history of the Republic. The economy does not work for working people. They have seen...

Financial CHOICE Act Will Result in Economic Growth, End Bailouts

Several witnesses scheduled to appear before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday to discuss the Financial CHOICE Act are praising the proposal’s focus on economic growth, accountability and ending bank bailouts. CHOICE – which stands for Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs – is the Republican alternative to the failed Dodd-Frank Act which has contributed to the slowest economic recovery since at least World War II and enshrines taxpayer-funded...