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Republicans Pretend They Want More Powerful Bank Oversight

Oh man, this is rich. Here is wingnut Rep. Jeb Hensarling griping about the fact that the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau didn't find out about the Well Fargo scandal sooner: “Why does it take the L.A. Times to break this story, when we’re paying federal investigators to investigate?” Hensarling recently told Fox Business Network. “Where was the CFPB? Why did they come in so late to the game?” he continued.
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