Kudlow’s Money Politics

My Interview with Barney Frank on Fannie & Freddie

The estimable Barney Frank, Democratic chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, told me on last night’s Kudlow Report that he opposes any more government housing stimulus. He also said he favors putting an end to Fannie and Freddie, as soon as the market can bear it. I say bravo.

Our conversation begins at the 1:48 mark.

Larry Kudlow — Larry Kudlow is the author of JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity, written with Brian Domitrovic.

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