the WHITE HOUSEPresident Barack Obama

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Weekly Address: Getting Our Money Back from Wall Street

Summary: 
As the President continues to work on immediate job creation, he discusses his proposal for a new fee on the largest financial institutions to ensure that every cent of taxpayer assistance gets paid back.

As the President continues to work on immediate job creation, he discusses his proposal for a new fee on the largest financial institutions to ensure that every cent of taxpayer assistance gets paid back. Saying that, "we're not going to let Wall Street take the money and run," he then discusses the ongoing push to make sure banks can never put our economy at risk again.