Why Did Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Flip His 25 Year Position on Auditing The Fed? [video]_Featured_, Politics Friday, July 27th, 2012
Ben Swann Reality Check takes a look at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s past support of auditing the Federal Reserve and why he is now saying he won’t allow an up or down vote on the bill in the Senate.
Reid has been an advocate for auditing the Fed since 1987 up through at least 2010. How does the Senate Majority Leader argue that the Federal Reserve should be audited, and then a bill that he has been advocating for 25 years finally heads into his chamber, and he now says he won’t allow it to get a up or down vote – making it dead on arrival? What made him suddenly change his mind?