Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Statements about Financial Regulation

False

Those “usurious vipers” are extinct in some states, but alive and well in Minnesota

Half-True

A glaring omission: Wages have gone up dramatically since 1913.

True

A lot of regs, but too popular to repeal

True

Bank employees got a 5 percent commission for referrals

Mostly False

He wasn't in Congress when TARP was approved.

False

2008 was so very, very long ago

False

Gingrey's GM claim veers off-course

Half-True

Atwater left 14 months before FDIC stepped in

Mostly True

Talking specifically about FBI investigations

Mostly False

By most calculations, the claim is not accurate