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Weekly Address: Time for Action on Financial Reform for the Economy

Summary: 
As a key committee in the Senate takes up reforming the ways of Wall Street, the President lays down a marker.

As a key committee in the Senate takes up reforming the ways of Wall Street, the President lays down a marker: “I urge those in the Senate who support these reforms to remain strong, to resist the pressure from those who would preserve the status quo, to stand up for their constituents and our country.   And I promise to use every tool at my disposal to see these reforms enacted: to ensure that the bill I sign into law reflects not the special interests of Wall Street, but the best interests of the American people.”