Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Appointments Announced

Public Campaign Action Fund issues a press release today praising the selection of former California Treasurer Phil Angelides as the chairman of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, and urged Angelides and the other commissioners to investigate the role that campaign contributions from Wall Street and big banking interests played in precipitating the economic crisis.

 

"Phil Angelides has a record of looking out for consumers, investors, and taxpayers, and is a good choice for chair of this investigative commission," said David Donnelly, national campaigns director of Public Campaign Action Fund. "The full story of the financial crisis cannot be told without exploring and exposing the role played by campaign contributions from Wall Street, banking, and insurance executives in the development of deregulatory policies in the last two decades.

 

For the full release, click here.