Rep. Andy Barr: Dodd-Frank led to “weakest economic recovery in 70 years,” lowest workforce participation since late 1970s

Andy BarrNearly 9 years after the financial crisis, Americans are still stuck in the slowest, weakest economic recovery in 70 years. The percentage of Americans who are actually in the workforce is at its lowest level since the late 1970s, and we still have not fully reached the potential of our economic recovery. This is precisely because of the Dodd-Frank law. The Dodd-Frank law has clogged the plumbing of our economy with an avalanche of red tape.

—Rep. Andy Barr (R–KY)

Providing for Consideration of H.R. 10, Financial Choice Act of 2017, House Floor, June 7, 2017

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