Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • 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
  • 5 Facts About the Export-Import Bank for Obama to Take With Him to Seattle
    Jul 22, 2014 - At his event in Seattle tonight, it won’t be surprising if President Obama praises the Export-Import Bank as a “jobs creator” that “doesn’t cost taxpayers anything.” It’s a far cry from how he used to describe the Export-Import Bank – as “little more than a fund for corporate welfare.” The President... More
  • 7/21/14 Weekly Rundown
    Jul 21, 2014 - On Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. the Full Committee will hold a hearing to assess the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on its four-year anniversary. To view the committee staff report on “too big to fail” that was released today, click here. On Thursday at 10:00 a.m. the Capital Markets and Government Sponsor... More
  • Report: Dodd-Frank Act Does Not End Too Big to Fail But Perpetuates It as Official Policy
    Jul 21, 2014 - July 21, 2014 Report: Dodd-Frank Act Does Not End Too Big to Fail But Perpetuates It as Official Policy WASHINGTON - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) today released a committee staff report... More
  • Egregious Ex-Im Bank Deal of the Day
    Jul 21, 2014 - With One Hand U.S. Sanctions Russian Companies, But With the Other… The Export-Import Bank is financing deals with Russian companies hit by U.S. sanctions this past week. Two of the four Russian firms targeted with new sanctions announced last week by the Obama administration have received more than... More
  • Weekly Video Message: Rep. Leutkemeyer on the End Operation Choke Point Act Download
    Jul 20, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH In this week's FSC Video Message, watch Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (Twitter|Facebook) discuss H.R. 4986, the End Operation Choke Point Act. The bill is designed to put an end to government attempts to shut down entire portions of the private sector based on what it deems to be unac... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jul 18, 2014 - Full Committee Receives Semi-Annual Testimony on Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy On Wednesday, the full committee held a hearing to receive the semi-annual testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on the conduct of monetary policy and the state of the economy. Members of the co... More
  • Committee Hearing Schedule Week of July 21
    Jul 18, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of July 21st: Wednesday, July 23 at 10:00 A.M.- A full committee hearing to assess the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act four years after it was signed into law. During an inter... More
  • Egregious Ex-Im Bank Deal of the Day
    Jul 18, 2014 - Ex-Im and the Democratic Republic of the Congo President Obama and the First Lady pose with Denis Sassou-Nguesso, President of the DRC, and his wife, Mrs. Antoinette Sassou-Nguesso. The U.S. Statement Department reports the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is a country with “major human right... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Comments on Senate Passage of TRIA Reauthorization
    Jul 17, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today made the following comments about the Senate’s passage of legislation to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program without meaningful reforms. The Financial Services Committee passed a pro-reform bill – the TRIA Reform Act – on... More