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  • WSJ: President Cordray Strikes Again
    Oct 10, 2017 - By The Editorial Board Wall Street Journal President Trump hasn’t fired Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) director Richard Cordray despite ample cause. Yet the economic costs continue to compound—now with the bureau’s payday-loan rule that seeks to put the industry out of business. The CF... More
  • Before You Leave The Swamp...
    Aug 4, 2017 - By James Freeman Aug. 4, 2017 Republican staff of the House Financial Services Committee have completed a legal analysis concluding there is sufficient basis for Congress to initiate contempt proceedings against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray. The staff report, which m... More
  • Hensarling poised for biggest victory in House with bank bill vote
    Jun 8, 2017 - By Zachary Warmbrodt Politico Pro Rep. Jeb Hensarling is on the verge of winning one of his biggest legislative victories, with House Republicans on Thursday expected to pass a sweeping bill to replace major banking regulations enacted after the financial crisis. To get there, the Financial Service... More
  • ICYMI: Dodd-Frank Broke Its Promises. The Financial CHOICE Act is a Better Way
    Jun 7, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) joined House leaders today to discuss the Financial CHOICE Act – a bill to end taxpayer-funded bailouts of Wall Street banks and create more opportunities for Americans on Main Street. The bill is scheduled for a vote in the House this wee... More
  • ICYMI: Hensarling Discusses Financial CHOICE Act on Morning Joe, Squawk Box
    Jun 6, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) joined MSNBC’s Morning Joe and CNBC’s Squawk Box to discuss the Financial CHOICE Act – a bill to end taxpayer-funded bailouts of Wall Street banks and create more opportunities for Americans on Main Street. On the CFPB: "The best form of co... More
  • 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