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  • Hensarling Statement on State Department Admission That Payment to Iran Was Contingent on Release of Hostages
    Aug 18, 2016 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement on Thursday after the State Department admitted that the United States would not hand over $400 million in cash to Iran until it released four American hostages: “There’s a word for that. It’s called ransom.... More
  • ICYMI: A Bank Too Big to Jail
    Jul 18, 2016 - Have you ever wondered why the crippling 2008 financial crisis generated almost no criminal prosecutions of large banks and their top executives? Then take a moment to read the congressional report issued on July 11 titled “Too Big to Jail.” Citing internal documents that the United States Treasury... More
  • Too Big to Jail: Internal Treasury Documents Reveal Why Justice Department Did Not Prosecute HSBC
    Jul 11, 2016 - The House Financial Services Committee on Monday released a staff report of its investigation into the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision not to prosecute HSBC or any of its executives or employees for serious violations of U.S. anti-money laundering laws and related offenses. The Committee init... More
    Apr 15, 2016 - Holding Bureaucrats Accountable and Helping Main Street Grow Two committee priorities – holding Washington accountable and growing Main Street’s economy – were on the House floor this week in the form of Rep. Tom Emmer’s (R-MN) “Financial Stability Oversight Council Reform Act” and Rep. Mia Love’s (... More