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  • Washington Examiner: Big banks love Democrats' big government
    May 23, 2017 - 5/22/2017 There wasn't a single Republican in the room on April 28, but Wall Street was well represented. House Democrats had gathered inside the Financial Services Committee for a special minority hearing to discuss the dangers of rolling back the Dodd-Frank Act's sweeping regulations. Instead of b... More
  • Washington Examiner: Big banks wouldn't want GOP offer for fewer rules, CBO finds
    May 19, 2017 - By Joseph Lawler Megabanks would not be interested in the deal that House Republicans are offering them, Congress' in-house budget experts concluded in a report issued Thursday evening. House Republicans have advanced a bill, the Financial Choice Act, that would offer banks the option to get out of ... More
  • ICYMI: Hensarling on Sunday Morning Futures
    May 1, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) joined Maria Bartiromo on Fox News to discuss the Republican plan to end bailouts and create economic opportunity for all Americans. On the Dodd-Frank mistake: "They promised us it would lift the economy, instead we're mired in the slowest,... More
  • A Better Idea for Bankrupt Big Banks
    Apr 25, 2017 - By Stephen E. Hessler The most significant Wall Street reform in nearly a decade may soon become law. Last Friday President Trump directed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to review Title II of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, which gives the federal government authority to wind down involuntarily failing ... More
  • Greenspan: Get rid of Dodd-Frank and watch economy and stocks soar
    Apr 21, 2017 - April 20, 2017 CNBC Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Thursday the prospect of getting rid of the Dodd-Frank banking regulations has been a driver of higher stocks and would continue to be. "If you get rid of Dodd-Frank, it's going to have a very significant positive impac... More
  • ‘You’re Fired,’ Trump Should Tell Richard Cordray
    Apr 20, 2017 - By David B. Rivkin Jr. and Andrew M. Grossman Wall Street Journal The greatest mystery in Washington involves not Russian spies or wiretaps but Richard Cordray’s continued employment as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In the face of President Trump’s mandate for change, Mr. Cor... More
  • Hensarling Discusses Financial CHOICE Act with Hugh Hewitt and Brian Kilmeade
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