Chairman Hensarling names committee leadership, new subcommittee

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, announced the committee’s Republican leadership team for the 115th Congress and the creation of a new subcommittee that will investigate the financial support networks of terrorist and other national security threats.

The full committee leadership team includes Vice Chairman Patrick McHenry, R-N.C., and Republican Whip French Hill, R-Ark. Subcommittee leaders are as follows:

  • Capital Markets Subcommittee Chairman Bill Huizenga, R-Mich., with Vice Chairman Randy Hultgren, R-Ill.;
  • Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee Chairman Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., with Vice Chairman Keith Rothfus, R-Penn.;
  • Housing and Insurance Subcommittee Chairman Sean Duffy, R-Wis., with Vice Chairman Dennis Ross, R-Fla.;
  • Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Andy Barr, R-Ky., with Vice Chairman Roger Williams, R-Texas;
  • Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee Chairman Steve Pearce, R-N.M., with Vice Chairman Robert Pittenger, R-N.C.; and
  • Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Ann Wagner, R-Mo., with Vice Chairman Scott Tipton, R-Colo.
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