Eric Thorson

Eric Thorson

Eric M. Thorson is the Inspector General for the United States Treasury Department. He currently oversees the Troubled Asset Relief Program and has called oversight of this program "a mess". Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Eric Thorson has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Forum as an Investigator for the Senate Finance Committee. The year with the most videos was 2007 with two videos as an Inspector General for the U.S. Small Business Administration. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 1,693 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2010 - Present Inspector General, Department of the Treasury Videos: 1 c. March 31, 2006 - Present Inspector General, U.S. Small Business Administration Videos: 3


Investigator, Senate Finance Committee c. January 1, 1999 - c. December 2, 1999 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • 2008 Financial Crisis and Banking Regulators, Panel 1

    2008 Financial Crisis and Banking Regulators, Panel 1

    Witnesses testified on the the role of bank regulators in the 2008 financial crisis, using as a case history oversight…

  • Small Business Loan Fraud

    Small Business Loan Fraud

    Witnesses testified about alleged small business loan fraud. Small Business Administration officials were questioned about…

  • Food Supply Safety

    Food Supply Safety

    Witnesses testified about operations of the Food and Drug Administration and its ability to assure the safety and security…

  • Hurricane Katrina Response

    Hurricane Katrina Response

    The House Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Management, Finance, and Accountability held a hearing on prevention…

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