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CNBC: Flaherty Rips Congressional Calls to End BP Dividend

Today I discussed the increasing pressure on BP to suspend its dividend with Matt Miller of Wealth-X, along with CNBC co-hosts Amada Drury and Larry Kudlow. Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) has organized a letter signed by 50 members of Congress demanding such a suspension. Here's a transcript:

Flaherty Warns of Entitlement Crisis on CNBC; Blasts Obama's $250 Checks for Elderly

Today I debated Julie Roginsky of the Comprehensive Communications Group on CNBC's The Call on how we will ever pay for benefits now being promised the elderly. Our exchange begins at about 2:45 of the clip. Co-hosts were Trish Regan and Larry Kudlow.

Flaherty Blasts Wal-Mart on Fox News Channel

On Friday afternoon, I discussed Wal-Mart's support for ObamaCare and Cap and Trade with guest host Connell McShane on Your World With Neil Cavuto on Fox News Channel. That morning, I spoke in favor of our shareholder proposal asking for a report on Wal-Mart's lobbying priorities at the company's annual meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Here's a transcript of the interview:

Flaherty: Rangel Denials 'Implausible'

CNN's Anderson Cooper looks at resignation of Rep. Chairman Charles Rangel as House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, with Joe Johns reporting. NLPC President Peter Flaherty calls Rangel's claim "implausible" that he did not know of corporate sponsorship of Caribbean junket. Click here to download a 2-page pdf transcript.

Flaherty: Obama Health Care Process is 'Unethical'

NLPC President Peter Flaherty and Democratic strategist Richard Socarides, along with CNBC hosts Larry Kudlow and Melissa Francis, debate Obama's "final push" on health care, including the use of reconciliation in the Senate. Click here to download 5-page pdf transcript.

Fox News: NLPC Exposed Rangel Junket

Fox News Channel reports on the House Ethics Committee's admonition of Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel (D-NY) for accepting trips to Caribbean paid for by Citigroup and other corporations. NLPC President Peter Flaherty attended 2008 St. Maarten event and made photographs and recordings showing corporate involvement

Related:

Rangel Scandal Timeline

Flaherty: Rangel Dirty Even After Coming Clean (CNN/Anderson Cooper video)

Flaherty: Rangel Had to Know of Junket's Corporate Sponsorship

Fox News Channel reports on the House Ethics Committee's admonition of Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel for accepting travel from Citigroup and other corporations. NLPC President Peter Flaherty, who exposed the violation, says Rangel had to be aware of corporate sponsorship. Click here to download one-page pdf transcript.

Flaherty: Obama Wants to Limit EVERYONE'S Pay

NLPC President Peter Flaherty and UMass professor Christian Weller debate windfall tax on bankers' bonuses, with CNBC hosts Melissa Francis and Larry Kudlow. Click here to download a 4-page pdf transcript.

Will Homebuyer Tax Credit Bankrupt FHA?

NLPC President Peter Flaherty and former Ginnie Mae President Joe Murin discuss whether the fist time homebuyer tax credit could bankrupt the FHA, along with CNBC hosts Melissa Francis and Simon Hobbs. Click here to download 3-page pdf transcript.

Flaherty: Trust Market, Not Barney Frank

NLPC President Peter Flaherty debates Rep. Barney Frank's legislation to address systemic risk of banks that are "too big to fail" with Christopher Hayes of The Nation; CNBC's Steve Liesman; and CNBC hosts Larry Kudlow and Trish Regan. At about the 2:00 mark, Flaherty enters discussion.

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