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Geithner Distorts Sen. Shelby’s Comments On Financial Reform

The top Republican on the Senate Banking Committee said that Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner mischaracterized his position in a speech praising the Senate Democratic financial reform bill. In a speech at the American Enterprise Institute Monday, Geithner quoted several excerpts from Sen. Richard Shelby’s (R-Ala.) remarks to the Oxford Union last fall in discussing how the Senate bill would end the existence of too-big-to-fail financial firms. Specifically, Shelby objected to Geithner’s conclusion that the Senate bill, written by Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd, meets the objectives he set out in the quoted speech.

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About That ‘Broken Algorithm’

Of all the loopy assertions made at the press conference President Trump’s legal team conducted last Thursday, the one that has been most roundly derided is the since-ousted Sidney Powell’s claim that the national popular vote was such a landslide for President Trump “that it broke the algorithm that had ... Read More
Elections

About That ‘Broken Algorithm’

Of all the loopy assertions made at the press conference President Trump’s legal team conducted last Thursday, the one that has been most roundly derided is the since-ousted Sidney Powell’s claim that the national popular vote was such a landslide for President Trump “that it broke the algorithm that had ... Read More
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Election 2020’s Endgame

Today on the menu: States are certifying their votes, and Trump's legal team is in turmoil. The 2020 Election Starts to Wind Down Michigan and Pennsylvania are set to certify their election results today, and Nevada is scheduled to do the same tomorrow. Saturday night, U.S. district judge Matthew W. ... Read More
Elections

Election 2020’s Endgame

Today on the menu: States are certifying their votes, and Trump's legal team is in turmoil. The 2020 Election Starts to Wind Down Michigan and Pennsylvania are set to certify their election results today, and Nevada is scheduled to do the same tomorrow. Saturday night, U.S. district judge Matthew W. ... Read More