Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Financial Services Committee To Hold Markup, Will Hear From CFPB Director Cordray in Ongoing Probe of Discrimination
    Jul 25, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of July 28th. Tuesday, July 29th at 10:00 A.M.- A Full Committee markup of six bills, including legislation that will bring much needed transparency and accountability to the Feder... More
  • The Export-Import Bank – Helping Those Who Can Help Themselves, Part Two
    Jul 24, 2014 - The Export-Import Bank just can’t help themselves. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), a country described as having “a high standard of living because of oil wealth,” sovereign wealth over $1 trillion in assets and a per-capita GDP of over $58,000, decided it needed some new aircraft and turbines. Who... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Comments on Hearing Into Allegations of Ex-Im Corruption
    Jul 24, 2014 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement on the announcement that the Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing next week to examine allegations of corruption at the Export-Import Bank: “The allegations of kickbacks an... More
  • Hensarling on Dodd-Frank’s 4th Anniversary
    Jul 23, 2014 - “It wasn’t deregulation; it was bad regulation that helped lead us into this crisis. So if you get the wrong diagnosis you get the wrong remedy. Dodd-Frank has been the wrong remedy, adding incomprehensible complexity to incomprehensible complexity.” CLICK HERE TO WATCH WASHINGTON- House Financial S... More
  • BARNEY FRANK AND “DEATH PANELS”
    Jul 23, 2014 - At today’s Financial Services Committee hearing marking the four-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act, former Committee Chairman Barney Frank proclaimed, as he has on many prior occasions, that the law that bears his name created “death panels” for large financial institutions, which he claims wil... More
  • Egregious Ex-Im Bank Deal of the Day
    Jul 23, 2014 - e·gre·gious -- outstandingly bad; shocking. The Export-Import Bank – Helping Those Who Can Help Themselves Mexican Company Admits It Doesn’t Need Ex-Im’s Help, But Since It’s Offering… Mexico-based satellite operator known as Satmex announced it doesn’t need a loan from the Export-Import Bank to fi... More
  • ICYMI: Derailing the American Dream since 2010: Thanks a lot, Dodd-Frank
    Jul 22, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO READ Published July 21, 2014 By Rep. Jeb Hensarling President Obama promised the sprawling Dodd-Frank Act he signed four years ago this week would “lift the economy,” “end too big to fail,” “end bailouts,” and “increase investment and entrepreneurship.” Instead, Dodd-Frank has done th... More
  • Egregious Ex-Im Bank Deal of the Day
    Jul 22, 2014 - e·gre·gious -- outstandingly bad; shocking. The Ex-Im Bank’s Support for Australia’s “Corporate Welfare Queen” Australia’s richest citizen Gina Rinehart in Singapore at the signing of agreements for the Roy Hill mine. Why is Australia’s richest citizen – worth at least $18 billion – receiving loans... More
  • Financial Services Committee to Hear from Main Street Economy Voices at Dodd-Frank Anniversary Hearing
    Jul 22, 2014 - While some media attention has focused on one particular witness who will appear at Wednesday’s Financial Services Committee hearing to assess the Dodd-Frank Act on its 4th anniversary, others will be testifying about the realities of Dodd-Frank. Wednesday’s hearing will feature four witnesses from ... More
  • Chairman Hensarling: The Truth is Ex-Im Backs Exports for Less Than 1 Percent of 1 Percent of America’s Small Businesses
    Jul 22, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today responded to claims being made by supporters of the Export-Import Bank about Ex-Im and small businesses: “For political purposes, Ex-Im is desperately trying to portray itself as a friend of small business. But Ex-Im backs exports for less tha... More