The House Vote Begins

By October 3, 2008Economy, General, Taxation

Speaker Pelosi makes the closing speech, highlighting accountability but eschewing the harsh partisan tone that caused so much unhappiness on Monday.

The vote begins on H.R. 1424.

Addendum: Speaker Pelosi noted upcoming hearings. From the House Oversight Committee

In light of the dramatic events that have occurred in global financial markets, the Oversight Committee will hold five hearings in October to examine the regulatory mistakes and financial excesses that led to the market breakdowns on Wall Street. In announcing the hearings, Chairman Waxman stated: “This financial crisis has shaken the global economy. Congress cannot wait until a new administration arrives in January to examine what went wrong and who should be held accountable.”

 

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