Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Jim Himes on the need for financial regulation

(President Obama aboard Air Force One yesterday with Rep. Anthony Weiner NY-9, Rep. Jim Himes CT-4, and Rep. Barney Frank MA-4)

This is the anniversary of last year's collapse of the huge investment firm Lehman Brothers.

This incredible financial upheaval was entirely avoidable, if only our government had done their job and provided entirely justifiable regulation.

To mark the occasion, here is Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) talking about the need for financial regulation reform, taped at his Bridgeport office last week. Jim is a member of the House Committee of Financial Services, as well as the Committee on Homeland Security:

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