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Barney Frank Joining CNBC

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Frank, who served as the chairman of the Financial Services Committee when he was in Congress, once stormed off the set of CNBC after a heated exchange with the channel's Mark Haines. Haines and Frank were discussing limiting executive compensation.

"It seems to be that you're dealing with a model that no longer works," Haines said referring to Frank's proposal for changing executive pay rules. The conversation escalated and after Frank repeatedly tried to interject he ended the interview.