WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) questions Treasury Secretary Jack Lew during a House Financial Services Committee hearing May 22, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on the Financial Stability Oversight Council's annual report.
The mission of the RSC is always more important when you’re in the majority than when you’re in the minority ... In the majority, you’re actually passing legislation; in the minority, you’re mainly in the communications business.
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committee. Republican Randy Hultgren will certainly vote for his bill, HR 992 mentioned above. The head of the committee, Jeb Hensarling ( known for a lavish ski vacation with Wall Street lobbyists ). Another Republican, Scott Garrett, is also stuffed full from Crooks and Liars Read more »
Treasury Warns House Democrats On Derivatives
of the measures have been approved by the House in previous years, though none have passed the Senate. Lew’s letters to Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), committee chairman, and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), ranking member, signal that the Obama administration from The Huffington Post Read more »
House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling Goes Skiing With Wall Street
you to the bottom. House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling decided to take some of his constituents with him on a ski trip, no not the people of Texas’ 5th congressional district, Hensarling’s real constituents, Wall Street. In January, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, from Firedoglake Read more »
âAdult supervisionâ brings harebrained schemes to light - WILL
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Republicans intensify pressure to limit powers of consumer agency
to the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, was set to do the same in coming weeks in the House, as required by law. But Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), chair of the House Financial Services Committee and a leading critic of the bureau, contended that President from The Morning Call Read more »