Democrats tend to stick together like pack animals. However, lately there has been some disturbance in the force.
On Monday, Democrat Senator Jeff Merkley admitted that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband’s stock trading activity has swayed her legislative judgment.
“Speaker Pelosi is an amazing leader, but on this issue I disagree with her completely,” Merkley explained. “When members hold individual stocks it can’t help but influence their thinking on policies and tax laws that affect their value.”
Speaker Pelosi is an amazing leader, but on this issue I disagree with her completely. When members hold individual stocks it can’t help but influence their thinking on policies and tax laws that affect their value.https://t.co/pcPcgbUj4v
— Senator Jeff Merkley (@SenJeffMerkley) January 8, 2022
Pelosi believes that lawmakers, as well as their spouses, should be allowed to continue trading stocks although they are privy to information that regular American workers are not.
“We’re a free-market economy,” she argued. “They [lawmakers] should be able to participate in that.”
Pelosi, who is married to profuse trader Paul, is one of the most wealthy members of Congress, largely because of her husband’s stock trading activity and real estate holdings. Breitbart News reported in July that Pelosis raked in $4.8 million dollars on tech options.
Pelosi claims she does not own any stocks her husband trades.
A Trafalgar Group poll revealed 76 percent of voters believe congressional members and their spouses have an “unfair advantage” trading stocks. Only five percent of voters supported stock trading by lawmakers.
Should Congress members be allowed to trade stocks, even with having access to information that we are not?
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