Breaking: Nancy Pelosi Gets Backstabbed By A Democrat Lawmaker Who Joined Republicans On Bill That Prohibits Lawmakers’ Spouses From Stock Trading
Democratic Rep. from Virginia, Abigail Spanberger, has joined Chip Roy, the Republican Rep. from Texas, in order to push the bill that prohibits members of Congress, like Nancy Pelosi, from engaging in stock trading while in office.
According to a report by the News Nation:
“At the heart of the issue: Senators and representatives regularly get classified briefings about subjects that impact the markets and they’re able to use that information, which the rest of the public doesn’t have, to buy, sell, trade, and profit. Spanberger and Republican Rep. Chip Roy, of Texas, a co-sponsor of the bill, both said it’s fundamentally unfair and should be criminalized.”
The outlet added:
“The legislation would require members of Congress, their spouses, and their dependent children to put certain investment assets into a qualified blind trust while the member is in office.”
The Democratic Rep. Abigail Spanberger also made a bombshell statement:
“We are long overdue for a vote on legislation to ban Members of Congress and their spouses from trading individual stocks. Last Congress, we saw the TRUST in Congress Act receives the most bipartisan support of any effort to do so. We saw tremendous momentum, we saw growing support in our districts, and we saw growing recognition across the political spectrum that such reform needs to be made now.”
“I’ve been proud to lead the charge on this issue, and I want to thank my colleague Congressman Roy for his continued partnership as we reduce potential conflicts of interest in the halls of the U.S. Capitol. Our TRUST in Congress Act would demonstrate that lawmakers are focused on serving the interests of the American people — not their own stock portfolios.”
The former House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has been under fire several times over her well-timed and questionable stock trades.