..........Republicans are hoping that if they repeat their lies often enough it will somehow seem true.
“The recklessness of government is the primary culprit here,”
Garrett said on the House floor on Jan. 18, 2007.
“For years Congress has been pushing banks to make risky subprime loans. You heard me right. It wasn’t the lenders on their own. Congress passed laws that said we’re going to fine you and we’re going to file lawsuits against you lenders if you don’t make risky loans.
“And using the authority of the Community Reinvestment Act, the big push for subprime mortgages began in earnest during the Clinton administration.