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  • Subcommittee Evaluates Lessons from the IMF's Bailout of Greece
    May 18, 2017 - The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee held a hearing on Thursday to evaluate lessons from the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) bailout of Greece in 2010 and 2012. “With Greece’s economy again officially in recession and discussions underway for a third IMF bailout, it is clear from today’s h... More
  • 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
  • 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
  • Financial CHOICE Act Will Result in Economic Growth, End Bailouts
    Apr 25, 2017 - Several witnesses scheduled to appear before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday to discuss the Financial CHOICE Act are praising the proposal’s focus on economic growth, accountability and ending bank bailouts. CHOICE – which stands for Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, C... More
  • Committee Schedule for the Week of April 24
    Apr 21, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of April 24: Wednesday, April 26 at 10:00 A.M. – As announced by the Chairman earlier in the week, the Committee will hold a hearing to discuss the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017. More inf... More
  • Hensarling Praises President’s Action to Stop Dodd-Frank Bailouts for Wall Street
    Apr 21, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following comments after President Trump today took action to stop regulators’ ability to designate companies “too big to fail” and the use of the Dodd-Frank Act’s bailout authority pending reviews by the Department of the Treasury... More