Former Rep. Barney Frank speaks to Thomas Roberts about the Boston Marathon bombings, calling them "awful"; then says that he hopes events like this will remind people to be thankful for public funds and make lawmakers rethink cutting government funding.
Fmr. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., proves there's no rest for the recently retired. When asked by Joe Scarborough if he would consider being future Sen. Barney Frank, Frank responded by saying he's spoken with the Mass. Governor Deval Patrick about being appointed temporarily.
Retiring congressman Barney Frank shares his thoughts on the legacy of the 112th Congress and the future of LGBT progress in the 113th Congress.
Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), and his mother Elsie Frank, 76, of Boston, wave as they march in a parade in Fall River, Aug. 28, 1989. Frank was well-received by a crowd of approximately 100,000 three days after admitting to a relationship with a male prostitute.
(L-R) Congressman Joseph Kennedy III and NBA player Jason Collins share a laugh with Boston Mayor Tom Menino as former U.S. Representative Barney Frank leans in to shake his hand during the Gay Pride Parade in Boston, Massachusetts June 8, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT B
(L-R) NBA player Jason Collins picks up nineteen month old Evangeline Salzberg, as former U.S. Representative Barney Frank looks on during the Gay Pride Parade in Boston, Massachusetts June 8, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY SPORT BASKETBALL)