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Congressman Sean Duffy

Representing the 7th District of Wisconsin

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Feb 25, 2015 Press Release

Duffy Questions Chair Yellen

Washington D.C. – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made her first appearance of the year before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday. The committees Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee Chairman, Sean Duffy (WI-07), questioned the Chair about recent statement that have led some to believe that she is politicizing the historically non-political Federal Reserve.

Rep. Duffy cited a speech Chair Yellen delivered two weeks before the 2014 elections in which she spoke about the politically divisive, and typically left-leaning, topic of income inequality. Click on the image below to watch their full exchange: