October 8, 2009- CNN’s Anderson Cooper reports on the House Ethics Committee expansion of its investigation of House Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel (D-NY). Joining Cooper are CNN Senior Congressional Correspondents Dana Bash and Joe Johns, as well as NLPC President Peter Flaherty. Click here for 4-page pdf transcript.… Read More ➡
NLPC President Peter Flaherty is interviewed as part of a Hearst-Argyle TV report on President Obama’s trip to Copenhagen to pitch Chicago’s Olympic bid. Flaherty said, “I think it is unseemly. We have a war in Afghanistan and unemployment approaching ten percent. It could be a case of misplaced priorities.”… Read More ➡
On September 25, NLPC President Peter Flaherty is interviewed on CNN’s Lou Dobbs Tonight as part of a report by Ines Ferre on ACORN’s money flows between nonprofits, political groups and for-profit entities.
Flaherty said, “It looks like ACORN and its affiliates could be one big laundromat. Government money goes in, foundation money goes in, and it comes out as political action and into the pockets of those people running ACORN.” Click here to download 2-page pdf transcript … Read More ➡
On September 17, 2009, NLPC President Peter Flaherty is interviewed as part of a CNN report by Ines Ferre on Lou Dobbs Tonight. Flaherty warns of a White House New Media office plan to harvest data from social networking websites. NLPC exposed the plan on August 31, 2009. Click here to download a 2-page pdf transcript.
On CNN’s Lou Dobbs program, reporter Bill Tucker explores the relationships between New York politicians who earmark tax money for ACORN front groups, and the subsequent campaign help they receive from ACORN.
NLPC President Peter Flaherty notes that ACORN is under investigation for voter registration fraud but “the deeper scandal” is ACORN finances. For a transcript, click here.
Debating whether President Obama’s forecast for health care costs is way too low are Julie Roginsky, Democratic consultant; Tanya Acker, attorney; Ben Ferguson, The Ferguson Show and Peter Flaherty, National Legal and Policy Center. Click here too download 5-page pdf transcript.
Discussing the obstacles surrounding health care overhaul are Peter Flaherty, National Legal and Policy Center; Taylor West, New Partners; David Lazarus, Los Angeles Times; and CNBC host Dennis Kneale.… Read More ➡