Televangelist Pat Robertson: Bankers Should Go To Jail For Financial Fraud

Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson called for prosecuting and jailing bankers who perpetuated mortgage fraud, predatory lending, and other potentially illegal practices before and during the financial crisis while hosting The 700 Club this weekend. Robertson praised Iceland, which jailed bankers who broke its laws, adding that the U.S. should “start putting some of those bankers in jail.” “There were all kinds of shady dealings during the financial crisis,” Robertson said. “So many people were lying, what they call no-doc loans and liars’ loans, and people were complicit all the way up the line, and none of them have been held accountable.” Watch it, courtesy of The Republic Report: