Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Egregious Ex-Im Bank Deal of the Day
    Jul 28, 2014 - e·gre·gious -- outstandingly bad; shocking. The Ex-Im Bank: A “Petri Dish” of Corruption? With a House committee preparing to examine allegations of corruption at the Export-Import Bank, it’s an appropriate time to remember a couple of other instances involving corruption from Ex-Im’s history. Form... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Calls on President Obama to Immediately Halt Export-Import Bank Deals With Russia
    Jul 25, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today sent the following letter to President Obama calling on him to “halt any and all deals the Export-Import Bank is working on with Russia and with Russian companies and to suspend consideration of future Ex-Im deals involving Russia.” T... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jul 25, 2014 - Committee Reviews the Dodd-Frank Act on its 4-year Anniversary On Wednesday, the full committee held a hearing to assess the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on America’s Main Street economy and hard-working American taxpayers on its 4th anniversary of being signed into law. "It wasn’t deregulation; it... More
  • 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