Rep. Gohmert Still Thinks Wall Street Gives More To Democrats

October 14, 2011 4:41 pm ET

From an October 13, 2011, speech by Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives:

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REP. LOUIE GOHMERT: And then we come around and end up in late September or early October of 2008 having, unfortunately, the Treasury Secretary appointed by a Republican, pulled a page out of the Democratic playbook, and help the folks on Wall Street that contribute and vote 4/1 for Democrats over Republicans. Bailed them out. Some of us made clear you don't abandon free market principles to try to save the free market. If you have to abandon free market principles to save the free market, it's not worth saving. Trouble is we got away from free market principles and that's why we got in trouble.


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