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McHenry pushes for financial services hearings, Deutsche Bank records

Joe Mont | January 25, 2019

While most of the focus concerning the House Financial Services Committee in recent weeks has been on the return of Democratic leadership, Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) is doing his best to ensure his party’s perspective.

This week, the Republican leader of the Committee sent a letter to Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) requesting hearings in “critical areas that the committee should prioritize in the first months of the new Congress.”

McHenry detailed a dozen hearings he says are “vital to helping ensure the strength and stability of the U.S. financial system” and global competitiveness. Suggested topics include:

  • Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union and its impacts on the U.S. economy and the international financial system. The hearing will examine the effects of Brexit on unilateral and multilateral agreements and its potential systemic risk.
  • The Export-Import Bank and American global competitiveness, examining the role of the bank...
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