Sept 10, 2014: Peter J Wallison: American Enterprise Institute: The latest twist in a regulatory sham
Peter J. Wallison (born June 6, 1941, in New York City) is a lawyer and the Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, who, in 1999, correctly predicted the housing/banking crisis of 2007/2008. He specializes in financial markets deregulation. He was White House Counsel during the Tower Commission's inquiry into the Iran Contra Affair. He was a frequent commentator in the mass media on the Federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Financial crisis of 2007–2008, and related matters.