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Former Rep. Barney Frank (D—MA) — a liberal voice on Capitol Hill and an architect of the financial-regulation overhauls in 2010 — said President Donald Trump “has done exactly the right thing” in hitting China with new tariffs. The tariffs, which caused China to respond with proposed U.S. tariffs of their ...
Barney Frank and former Sen. Chris Dodd in an email circulated by the Heitkamp campaign, for her vote to dismantle the marquee banking regulation that bears their name. “The idea that Heidi's in the pocket of big banks,” the duo argued, is “preposterous.” Actually, the only thing that's preposterous is for ...

The bill to rewrite Dodd-Frank is "mostly" reasonable and contains many "positive elements," says Barney Frank, former congressman from Massachusetts. Former congressman Barney Frank calls the Senate bill that reduces Dodd-Frank regulations on smaller banks "mostly" reasonable. "I like a lot of that ...
Hope LoanPort will receive funding and guidance to expand its loss mitigation platform for servicers, housing counselors and mortgage borrowers from the Finance of America Foundation, a nonprofit with ties to former Rep. Barney Frank. "This is taking what we've done in the past to a new level," said HLP ...
Former Rep. Barney Frank rejected concerns voiced by other Democrats that a Senate bill rolling back some provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act will fuel another financial crisis. "Nothing in this bill in any way weakens the prohibition about making shaky loans to people with weak credit and then packing them ...
Barney Frank Rushes to Defend Democrats Who Voted to Gut His Own Bill · Paul Blest · 3/09/18 10:15am ... One former elected official from Warren's state took umbrage to that: longtime Congressman Barney Frank, otherwise known as the “Frank” in Dodd-Frank. Frank told the Boston Globe that Warren's pointed criticism of ...

Former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank is no fan of Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley's upstart bid to unseat longtime U.S. Representative Mike Capuano. In an interview with Bloomberg Radio, the 77-year old Newton Democrat Frank tore in to the city councilor-at-large from Dorchester, ...
“There's a lot of prominent Democrats — including Barney Frank — who support raising the limit” on the size of banks subject to regulations. The big issue, he said, is over what that limit should be. The $250 billion cap in the new bill, Warren warned, means “that 30 or 40 of the largest banks in the country ...
Featured are Presidents Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford; Senators Daniel Inouye, Spark Matsunaga and Alan Simpson; Congressmen Barney Frank, Norm Mineta and Bob Matsui; Ken Duberstein, former chief of staff to Ronald Reagan; and the men and women from the community who ...
Previously the only demand he resign had come from the Democrat Party's executive director Stephen Handwerk, who used to work for Barney Frank – the same Barney Frank who was running a gay brothel out of his Capitol Hill apartment and got caught doing it in 1989 – so that's how sincere the outrage ...
Debate on a Senate proposal to amend the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, also known as Dodd Frank, is expected to begin next week. Former Congressman Barney Frank says there are things he likes and doesn't like about the bill. Here are four reasons why he wouldn't vote for it if he ...
When I think of my black and Latino friends and set their accomplishments and characters beside “Build that wall” chanters and emboldened neo-Nazis, I can only quote Barney Frank: “What universe do you live in?” Yet the racist “vision” still is potent in the U.S., to the shame of the politicians who cultivate ...
Robinhooding? Really? The freekeene minions haven't been out dumping quarters in parking machines for a very long time. A lot of freekeeners have left. Of course being interviewed by an extreme leftest who drove his campaign into a $51,000 campaign debt while losing to Barney Frank is no small ...
Interviewed in the book: David Axelrod, Joel Benenson, Jared Bernstein, Barbara Boxer, Scott Brown, Bill Daley, Tom Daschle, John Dingell, Chris Dodd, Arne Duncan, Rahm Emanuel, Jon Favreau, Barney Frank, Valerie Jarrett, Ben LaBolt, Eric Lesser, Jack Lew, Joe Lieberman, Reggie Love, Jim ...
Barney Frank. Its oral history consists of a sort of tapestry of snippets from almost 250 interviews, arranged in chapters that deal with the show's development, its casting, its reception, and its legacy. The point is not just to show how this play found its voice, but also to place it in context. Angels was a product ...
Kennedy was sitting in his district office, on the third floor of a completely nondescript office building (all the furniture is left over from his predecessor Barney Frank, he noted), after a morning of cable news hits making the same ha-ha joke about using less ChapStick next time. The night before, he delivered ...
From left, Joseph Kennedy III, Elizabeth Warren and Barney Frank at the 2012 Boston Pride Parade. Senator Warren's political campaign / Creative Commons / Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy III will give the Democratic response to Trump's State of the Union ...

Former Massachusetts congressman Barney Frank, who fought hard for the queer community as one of the few openly gay House members throughout the '90s and until his retirement in 2013, recently expressed his concerns about President Donald Trump's administration rolling back LGBTQ rights.
Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), who co-authored the 2010 law that established the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), said Monday that Deputy Director Leandra English should "clearly" run the agency amid controversy over the appointment of Mick Mulvaney · John (Mick) Michael ...
Barney Frank: I have two 'serious objections' to Senate's plan to reform Dodd-Frank. A bipartisan Senate proposal to amend the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, also known as Dodd Frank is pending. Barney Frank weighs in on the legislation's pros and cons, including two serious ...
Former Rep. Barney Frank and the writer William F. Buckley Jr. could hardly have been more at odds in their political views. The Massachusetts Democrat remains a staunch liberal while Buckley was the intellectual founder of modern conservatism. But they had something important in common: Each ...
Barney Frank, former congressman from Massachusetts, says the bill to rewrite the Dodd-Frank post-crisis banking regulations is not a rollback. "This bill, as it passed the Senate, does not in any way weaken the rules, the problems against derivatives, which were a major part of the problem," he says.


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