Weekly Address 05-19-12

 Posted by at 09:05  Politics
May 192012
 

“Congress Must Move Forward, Not Back On Wall Street Reform”

From the White House weblog:

In this week’s address, President Obama discussed Wall Street reform that he put in place to protect consumers, make Wall Street play by the same set of rules, and ensure that taxpayers are never again on the hook for the type of irresponsible behavior on Wall Street that nearly destroyed our financial system and cost the economy millions of jobs. While Republicans in Congress are still trying to delay and dismantle these critical Wall Street reforms, President Obama continues to urge Congress to finish implementing these reforms so that we can prevent excessive risk-taking and help create an economy that is built to last.

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