Congressman Jeb Hensarling

Representing the 5th District of Texas

Press Releases

Dec 2, 2015

WASHINGTON  Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement today in support of the Every Student Succeeds Act (S. 1177).

Dec 1, 2015

WASHINGTONU.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to House passage of two resolutions (S.J. Res. 23 and S.J. Res. 24) that would disapprove of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rules to regulate carbon dioxide (CO2) from new and existing power plants.

Nov 30, 2015

WASHINGTONUnder the leadership of Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), the House Financial Services Committee released a staff report last week uncovering major flaws in the process by which the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) alleges racial discrimination in auto lending—most significantly, that the CFPB is using guesswork to substantiate their allegations rather than actual facts.

Nov 19, 2015

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, made the following speech on the House floor to urge his colleagues to vote for the American Safe Act of 2015 (H.R. 4038), a bill which he cosponsored:

Nov 18, 2015

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, recently took to the House floor to urge his colleagues to support legislation to audit and reform the Federal Reserve to make it more transparent and accountable to the American people. The following are excerpts from his comments:

“Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 3189, the FORM Act, to reform the Federal Reserve.

Nov 11, 2015

WASHINGTON U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) released the following statement commemorating Veterans Day:

“Veterans Day is an opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to those patriots who’ve answered the call to defend us, going into harm’s way so that we can enjoy the blessings of freedom, peace, and prosperity. Freedom is not free – it comes at incredible cost. Today, and every day, let us never forget that.

Nov 10, 2015

WASHINGTON—U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) appeared on Fox News Channel’s “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson” to react to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling upholding the injunction against President Obama’s unlawful executive action on immigration. Below are excerpts from that interview.

On the court’s ruling:

Nov 6, 2015

WASHINGTON U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) released the following statement upon news that President Obama will reject the application for the Keystone XL Pipeline:

Oct 28, 2015

WASHINGTON—U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement upon Paul Ryan’s nomination to be the next Speaker of the House by the House Republican Conference.

“It’s not my way to kick someone as they’re walking out the door, but it’s time for a new Speaker.  Our nation is in bad shape, Congress is in bad shape, the party is in bad shape.  I just think that when you look at the totality of the ingredients you need for a Republican leader right here, right now - Paul Ryan is the guy.

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