Obama's Weekly Address: Touting Cordr...

Obama's Weekly Address: Touting Cordray's Confirmation to Lead the CFPB

There are 2 comments on the WLTI-FM Syracuse story from Jul 20, 2013, titled Obama's Weekly Address: Touting Cordray's Confirmation to Lead the CFPB. In it, WLTI-FM Syracuse reports that:

In his weekly address, President Obama touts the confirmation of Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, after years of Republican resistance, and highlights the agency's work to protect consumers from the "irresponsible behavior" that led to the financial crisis.

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Adrian Saunders

Sydney, Australia

#1 Jul 20, 2013
By "irresponsible behavior", does the President mean the inevitable process of sociopathic corporate swindlers finding a way to circumnavigate legislation?
QUITTNER

Markham, Canada

#2 Jul 21, 2013
1:32 pm, Sunday, July 21, 2013:
RE: Obama's Weekly Address: Touting Cordray's Confirmation to Lead the CFPB
..... As I remember it, the then federal government for political reasons wanted the financial institutions to lend even to many who would be unable to comply with whatever they contracted to pay on time. Then those mortgages were sold to innocent others who thought they were proper mortgages. Then the house of cards fell down when the mortgagees didn't, or couldn't, pay.

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