Items Tagged with 'Jim Inhofe'


  • Republicans move to abolish CFPB

    Ted Cruz reintroduces bill to eliminate “farce” agency
    If a handful of Republicans in the Senate have their way, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will not exist for much longer. For the third time in the last few years, Republicans are trying to kill the CFPB.
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  • Paulson Defends TARP Strategy, as Lawmakers Consider New Limits

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, amid fire from lawmakers and other critics, continued Thursday to defend the Troubled Asset Relief Program and its new focus of injecting capital into banks and insurers as "necessary steps to prevent a financial collapse." "Although we are not proceeding with direct asset purchase programs, we plan on using our resources aggressively to support the normalization of credit markets and the expansion of credit to support economic recovery," Paulson said Thursday.
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