The Nation’s Chris Hayes on Gary Gensler

The Nation’s Chris Hayes on Gary Gensler

The Nation’s Chris Hayes on Gary Gensler

Nation editor Chris Hayes examines the record of Obama’s CFTC pick Gary Gensler and the rest of the president’s economic team.


President Obama’s new puzzling pick for the chairmanship of the Commodities and Futures Trade Commission has a history of supporting deregulation. The Nation‘s Washington editor Chris Hayes breaks down the questions that Gary Gensler should answer before confirmation from the Senate in this clip from Countdown with Keith Olbermann.

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