Jeb Hensarling's file:

Republican from Texas

Jeb Hensarling is a U.S. representative from Texas and chairman of the House Republican Conference.

Recent statements involving Jeb Hensarling

In a "sweetheart deal … members of Congress, thanks to the Obama administration, are going to be the only people in America to get subsidies in the Obamacare exchanges."

Says "the acting chief of the IRS said he – and the majority of IRS employees – would rather stay with his current" health "plan than switch to Obamacare."

The departments of Commerce, Education and Energy and the EPA saw their spending increase by between 130 percent and 219 percent between 2008 and 2010.

"Today almost half our debt is owned by foreigners."

"What were the old annual deficits under Republicans have now become the monthly deficits under Democrats."

Recent stories featuring Jeb Hensarling

Jeb Hensarling, ‘prayerful,’ has been fact-checked:

Jeb Hensarling is prayerfully considering what to do next, the National Journal reports, now that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has lost his re-election. Fellow Dallas Republican Pete Sessions also might be in play for a leadership post, Slate speculates.

Both have previously been fact-checked.

Obamacare law doesn’t target most federal workers:

A Texan’s claim left the misimpression the Obamacare law applies to federal workers, including IRS workers responsible for enforcing provisions.

Fact-checking the "Supercommittee" hearing:

We take our first look at the bipartisan congressional panel charged with finding $1.5 trillion in deficit reduction by Thanksgiving.

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