Congressman Jeb Hensarling

Representing the 5th District of Texas

Press Releases

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.

Oct 27, 2015

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement concerning the House’s vote on the Export-Import Bank:

Oct 23, 2015

WASHINGTON—U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement upon House passage of the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act (H.R. 3672), a package of budget reconciliation recommendations aimed at dismantling Obamacare and protecting life.

Oct 22, 2015

WASHINGTON—U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement upon House passage of the Default Prevention Act (H.R. 692), which he cosponsored.

“That sound we hear is the alarm of our debt ceiling telling us our nation’s fiscal house is on fire. Instead of simply turning off the alarm, we must put out the fire. 

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