By most calculations, the claim is not accurate
"25 percent of our economy is the financial sector."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 28th, 2010
Goldman Sachs has little to fear
"As Washington debates cracking down on the big Wall Street banks, I’ve passed legislation that does so."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Wednesday, July 7th, 2010
He should know better
"If there were not derivatives, there would be no bank loans at all today."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, June 28th, 2010
Good sound byte, but much hyperbole
Jeff Greene "is the king of the undercover Credit Default Swap that brought about the destruction of our economy that we have right now."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010
He voted yes, then voted no, but that's not full pic
Says U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith supported the $700 billion Wall Street bailout in 2008, "but now he is standing in the way of reforms that would assure these bailouts would never happen again."
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, May 18th, 2010
Right on TARP, not on the other two
Sen. Robert Bennett, R-Utah, cast votes for TARP, the stimulus, and an individual mandate for health care.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010
A Democratic talking point that's not quite true
The financial services bill will end "too-big-to-fail."
— Politifact National on Monday, April 26th, 2010
'End' is too strong a word
The financial services regulatory bill "will end taxpayer bailouts."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 21st, 2010