Armey said later that he had simply mispronounced Mr. Frank's name. First privately and then in addressing the House, he apologized to Mr. Frank for the remark, which he had made in an interview with a group of radio broadcasters. In his statement on the House floor, Mr. Armey also attacked the news media for reporting the remark, whose disclosure he had tried to squelch.
Barney Frank - Wikipedia
After three hours of uncommonly rancorous debate, the House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to formally reprimand Rep. Barney Frank D-Mass. The vote came after the House easily turned aside attempts by some Republicans to impose the harsher penalties of censure or expulsion on Frank. In an emotional speech on the House floor, Frank apologized to his colleagues. Now I do. Frank, 50, attributed his ethical problems to a year effort to keep secret his homosexuality, an effort that Frank abandoned three years ago with a public announcement that he is gay. After the votes, Rep.
Barney Frank's husband is 30 YEARS younger than he is.
Barnett Frank born March 31, is an American former politician. He served as a member of the U. House of Representatives from Massachusetts from to
Barney Frank is shown taking a question in August at a town hall meeting in Dartmouth, Mass. Barney Frank says there was no conflict of interest in him helping his former lover secure a job with Fannie Mae 20 years ago while he was on the committee charged with overseeing the lending giant. Frank explained to the newspaper that he helped his ex-companion, Herb Moses, get a job at Fannie Mae in when one of its executives approached him about Moses, who had graduated with a master's degree in business administration from Dartmouth College and had applied for a job at the mortgage company. Frank, who was a junior member of the House Financial Services Committee at the time, said he told the executive that he thought Moses would be "great" for the "entry-level position. When asked if he should have revealed his efforts to help Moses, Frank told the newspaper, "It was widely known.