jeb hensarling

Steven Mnuchin Is Still Standing

Steven Mnuchin Is Still Standing

Trump’s Treasury secretary has pushed tax cuts and sanctions and has learned to keep his head down in the trade war.
Fannie-Freddie a Top Focus If Democrats Win House, Waters Says

Fannie-Freddie a Top Focus If Democrats Win House, Waters Says

Representative Maxine Waters said fixing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would top her list of priorities if Democrats take control of the House in this year’s mid-term elections and she becomes leader of
Treasury, Lawmakers Reach Handshake Deal on Investment Reviews

Treasury, Lawmakers Reach Handshake Deal on Investment Reviews

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Republican lawmakers have reached a tentative deal on strengthening the review process for foreign investments in U.S. companies, a key Republican lawmaker said.
Rep. Hensarling Says He Shares Powell's Concern About a Trade War

Rep. Hensarling Says He Shares Powell's Concern About a Trade War

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, a Texas Republican and chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, discusses Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony before the committee. He speaks with
Treasury Struggles With House GOP on Foreign Investments

Treasury Struggles With House GOP on Foreign Investments

Republican lawmakers and the Treasury Department are struggling to reach agreement on legislation to bolster national security reviews of foreign investments, which could upend President Donald
House Votes to Ease Financial Rules in a Rare Bipartisan Move

House Votes to Ease Financial Rules in a Rare Bipartisan Move

Jeb Hensarling and Maxine Waters don’t agree on much but they reached a compromise on a plan for dialing back financial rules that passed the U.S. House Tuesday.

What Is the JOBS Act 3.0? Behind the New Legislation Poised to Change the Face of Going Public in America

Why lawmakers think the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act will give a boost to the U.S. economy.
Trump’s Tariffs Generate Growing Frustration Among GOP Lawmakers

Trump’s Tariffs Generate Growing Frustration Among GOP Lawmakers

There are signs of growing frustration among GOP lawmakers with Donald Trump as he moves forward with new trade tariffs, though they’re not ready to rein in the president’s power.
Rep. Hensarling Says Explanations Still Needed From Trump on Trade

Rep. Hensarling Says Explanations Still Needed From Trump on Trade

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, a Texas Republican, discusses U.S. trade policy with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
U.S., China Say They Are Open to Talks Amid Escalating Trade War

U.S., China Say They Are Open to Talks Amid Escalating Trade War

The U.S. and China signaled they were open to resuming negotiations over trade after days of exchanging retaliatory threats, though Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Beijing must commit to deeper
The Progressive Populist Who Wants to Help Democrats Win Back the Rust Belt

The Progressive Populist Who Wants to Help Democrats Win Back the Rust Belt

If Richard Cordray wins the governorship of Ohio, he could provide a road map for 2020.
Issa Is Said to Be a Candidate to Become Trump’s New CFPB Chief

Issa Is Said to Be a Candidate to Become Trump’s New CFPB Chief

Representative Darrell Issa, the Republican lawmaker from California, is among the candidates who have been discussed as President Donald Trump gets closer to naming someone to run the Consumer
Mick Mulvaney Is Having a Blast Running the Agency He Detests

Mick Mulvaney Is Having a Blast Running the Agency He Detests

Trump’s pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says he wants to give it the credibility of the SEC.
Trump Auto Tariffs Play to His Base But Alienate His Allies

Trump Auto Tariffs Play to His Base But Alienate His Allies

Nobody asked for it, few seem to want it and yet the Trump administration is considering imposing tariffs on imported cars and trucks, threatening not just a shake-up of the global auto industry but
Trump and Congress Just Made it Easier for Auto Lenders to Discriminate Against People of Color

Trump and Congress Just Made it Easier for Auto Lenders to Discriminate Against People of Color

You know who has it really hard these days? Banks and car dealers who want to discriminate against their customers. Luckily, the little guys (who, to be clear, are banks and car dealers, and
House Set to Vote Next Tuesday on Senate Version of Dodd-Frank Rollback

House Set to Vote Next Tuesday on Senate Version of Dodd-Frank Rollback

The House plans to vote next Tuesday on Senate-passed legislation that would free regional and community banks from some of the toughest requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act.
Banks Thought They Had a Win With Guns. Now They’ve Got a Big GOP Headache

Banks Thought They Had a Win With Guns. Now They’ve Got a Big GOP Headache

How Citigroup and Bank of America shot themselves in the foot with D.C. Republicans.
Mulvaney’s CFPB Considers Moving Staff to the Basement, or Dallas

Mulvaney’s CFPB Considers Moving Staff to the Basement, or Dallas

He’s seeking to cut spending at the watchdog by tens of millions of dollars.
Dodd-Frank Rollback Hinges on Democrats' Reply, Hensarling Says
A Top Senate Republican Slams Tech Lobby’s CFIUS Bill Push

A Top Senate Republican Slams Tech Lobby’s CFIUS Bill Push

The Senate’s No. 2 Republican on Thursday used a floor speech to try to beat back efforts by IBM and a tech trade group to gut a bill that would expand the powers of a secretive national security