Committee Examines the "Collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac"

December 10, 2008

The Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing titled, “The Role of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the Financial Crisis” on Tuesday, December 9, 2008, in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will examine the extent to which the actions and policies of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may have contributed to the ongoing crisis.

The following witnesses have been invited to testify:

  • Leland Brendsel, former CEO, Freddie Mac
  • Daniel Mudd, former CEO, Fannie Mae
  • Franklin Raines, former CEO, Fannie Mae
  • Richard Syron, former CEO, Freddie Mac
  • Edward Pinto, Real Estate Financial Services Consultant, Chief Credit Officer, Fannie Mae, 1987-1989
  • Dr. Arnold Kling, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, 1980-1986, Senior Economist at Freddie Mac, 1986-1994
  • Dr. Charles W. Calomiris, Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, Columbia University Business School
  • Thomas H. Stanton, Fellow of the Center for the Study of American Government, Johns Hopkins University


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