A Senate aide says that, as yet, no bankers have directly approached Senator Gramm
or the other relevant members of Congress to discuss the stealth process to impose KYC rules on banks without Congressional authority or legally mandated public comment.
When he learned the FBI was investigating Stiles, Gramm
revealed his compromised situation to the Senate Ethics Committee and paid Stiles the $54,000 balance for the work.
Many progressive Texans worried that Morales lacked the depth and the political skills needed to mount a serious challenge to Gramm
As he did during the debate over the House-Senate Anti-Crime Conference Report in August, Gramm
has targeted prevention efforts as "pork" and "soft on crime" and he sought to undo the efforts of municipal leaders ever since.
Elvis will be coming back before censure does,'' Gramm
said gleefully after the trial was gaveled to a close.
When Texas Senator Phil Gramm
, the darling of the GOP right, brought his Presidential campaign to New Hampshire recently, he was confronted by a pair of "fat cats.
There's nothing wrong with a Bobby Kennedy or a Wendy Gramm
serving in the cabinet.
Take 14-year-old Chad Byrd, a high school freshman in Huntsville, Texas, and $1,000 contributor to presidential hopeful Phil Gramm
The Senator is Phil Gramm
, and the budget-balancing law that bears his name, along with those of Senators Warren Rudman and Ernest Hollings, threatens to impoverish the government agencies that provide the kind of programs that helped young Gramm
Someone will have to sit Phil Gramm
down in a comfortable chair and convince him that if the SEC does not have the resources to play its role in the new regime that bears his name, he is likely to go down in the history books as the new Jake Gain, author of banking legislation that ultimately cost the taxpayers a fortune.
, R-Texas, ridiculed censure as a ``covering-your-fanny approach,'' and warned he would set up procedural roadblocks in the Senate if a censure resolution were offered at the conclusion of the impeachment proceedings.
The man who once bragged of being "the Gramm
-Rudman," who stood virtually alone against nationalized health insurance and invoked the Dickey Flatt test of whether government spending was justified, now spends his time trying to convince the Christian Coalition he's with them on abortion.
Instead, we got to hear Phil Gramm
on This Week With David Brinkley blow off about nonintervention, all the while knowing that if this were Reagan or Bush calling for troop deployment, Gramm
and his buddies would be rattling their sabers the loudest.
When Phil Gramm
visited Louisiana this past July, he stopped off in Metairie, a well-appointed white-flight suburb of New Orleans, to woo local Republicans and plug a tough welfare-reform bill.
showed up at a Young Republican convention to tout his newest anti-crime proposal: If you're victimized by a twiceconvicted felon who's been put back on the street, you should be allowed to sue Uncle Sam.