Presidential Remarks on Financial Regulation and U.S. Economy

One year to the day after Lehman Brothers collapsed, President Obama delivered remarks at Federal Hall in New York City on the 2008-2009… read more

One year to the day after Lehman Brothers collapsed, President Obama delivered remarks at Federal Hall in New York City on the 2008-2009 financial crisis. In his remarks he called on Congress to pass stronger financial regulations. He offered a an admonition to financial industry leaders that “there are some in the financial industry who are misreading this moment” and asked the industry to accept needed oversight, and criticized those in the past who “were motivated only by the appetite for quick kills and bloated bonuses.” close

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Presidential Remarks on Financial Regulation and U.S. Economy

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White House Event
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Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 14, 2009

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  • Sep 14, 2009 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 14, 2009 | 3:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Sep 14, 2009 | 8:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 14, 2009 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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