News List

  • Cordray Appearance Shows Democrats Use CFPB as 'Political War Machine'
    May 17, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement about CFPB Director Richard Cordray’s decision to attend House Democrats’ weekly caucus meeting today: “Everyone knows Mr. Cordray will likely leave the CFPB soon and pursue political office in Ohio agai... More
  • The Article the New York Times Doesn't Want You to Read: The Financial CHOICE Act Ends Bank Bailouts
    May 16, 2017 - *Note: This was written in response to a column that appeared recently in the New York Times. The Chairman's response was submitted to the newspaper, which refuses to publish it. By Jeb Hensarling Far from ending bailouts, the Dodd-Frank Act institutionalized them and made them a permanent fixture o... More
  • Committee Approves Financial CHOICE Act to End Bank Bailouts, Promote Economic Growth
    May 4, 2017 - Legislation to end bank bailouts, toughen penalties for wrongdoing on Wall Street, promote economic growth, and provide desperately needed regulatory relief for small community banks and credit unions passed the House Financial Services Committee 34-26 today. The legislation – the Financial CHOICE A... 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
  • Democrats Join Wall Street CEOs in Defending Dodd-Frank
    Apr 28, 2017 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement today in response to Democrats’ “Minority Hearing Day”: "Barack Obama is pocketing $400,000 for a Wall Street speech and Professor Warren is joining Wall Street CEOs in defending Dodd-Frank.... More
  • The Financial CHOICE Act
    Apr 28, 2017 - When Democrats passed Dodd-Frank, they claimed it would "lift the economy." Instead Americans got the slowest, weakest recovery in 70 years. They promised it would end taxpayer-funded bailouts. Instead it enshrined bailouts into law. They promised it would make our system safer, but today the big b... More
  • Hensarling Introduces Financial CHOICE Act
    Apr 26, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today formally introduced the Financial CHOICE Act, the Republican alternative to the failed Dodd-Frank Act which has contributed to the slowest economic recovery since World War II. The Financial CHOICE Act, H.R. 10, will end taxpayer-fund... More
  • Hensarling: America has struggled for too long
    Apr 26, 2017 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement at today’s meeting to examine the Financial CHOICE Act, the Republican alternative to the failed Dodd-Frank Act: It has been almost seven years since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act. We... More
  • Wagner: Americans deserve the Financial CHOICE Act
    Apr 26, 2017 - Under the Obama Administration we saw the rise of imperial Washington, D.C., with the crushing weight of regulations from healthcare to energy to financial services harming small businesses and families from the coasts to the heartland. I hear it from my constituents each and every time I am in the... More
  • A New Approach to Financial Regulation
    Apr 25, 2017 - The United States has a rich history of bank crises. In fact, we’re number two in the world, with 13 all-time, just behind France with 15, and just ahead of the United Kingdom, with 12. Our first major banking regulation law, the National Currency Act, was passed in 1863 as a response to a bank fai... More