WASHINGTON — Thomas Hoenig, already well known for demanding that Wall Street banks should get back to basics, is proposing the same mantra for their examiners.

Just as Hoenig advocates for more tangible measures of banks' capital and liquidity, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s vice chairman has stepped up calls for examiners to do a better job verifying a big bank's safety and soundness through a more "systematic review" of its nuts and bolts.

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