Touting the Dodd-Frank Act’s “new tools to stop taxpayer-funded bailouts,” as well as the growth of the CFPB, Obama threatened a veto should Congress pass any additional fixes to Dodd-Frank.
The president also emphasized the importance of protecting America’s critical infrastructure. He said:
We are making sure our government integrates intelligence to combat cyber threats, just as we have done to combat terrorism. I urge this Congress to finally pass the legislation we need to better meet the evolving threat of cyber-attacks, combat identity theft, and protect our children’s information.
Read the State of the Union address.