When Rep. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) was a board member at Heritage Trust FCU, he and his colleagues were focused on expanding the reach of the credit union and seeing how it could best serve its members.
For a dozen years, I’ve attended events like NAFCU’s Congressional Caucus and CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference. Every year, wise members of Congress play to their audience, smile and shake hands. If there were babies there to kiss at a credit union conference, they’d be doing that too. Politicians stay politicians...
Politicians stay politicians by telling the people what they want to hear. Actually doing something is an entirely different question.
South Carolina congressman spoke to NAFCU Congressional Caucus on Wednesday.