Velshi: Pelosi Says Members Of Congress Should Be Able To Trade Stock. She’s Wrong.



Among the reasons Americans lack faith in their legislators is the impression that they play by a different set of rules than the rest of America. One key area is in their ability to use non-public information to invest in public companies. The practice of congressional trading has come under renewed scrutiny after several lawmakers from both parties traded stocks suspiciously timed with the start of the pandemic. And last week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi affirmed her view that lawmakers, and their spouses, should not be barred from trading stock. She said, “we are a free-market economy. They should be able to participate in that.” But, there are several ways in which lawmakers can participate in the stock market while avoiding potential or perceived conflicts of interest.
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24 comments

  1. Its unfortunate that Nancy's legacy reduced will be this ..first woman speaker will be reduced to a monumental grifter …history will not be kind to wall street trader of the year and now she is capitalizing on the war in Ukraine..She probably needs the cash to pay for her new mansion in Florida of all places she must need that property tax cut in a red state…

  2. Its called insider trading no matter what or how you say it. If you put that dumb dumb baby Pelosi in jail for insider trading all of America would probably be happy. Her family making 100 of millions of dollars doing this should be a jail-able offense.

  3. Total democrat fascist establishment media wordsalad
    Incredible insider trading fraud and democrats fully support
    Pelosi and Schumer have fought this for decades
    Keep lying to your lil democrat viewerz
    Pathetic

  4. Inside information is market failure. I'm not sure why you can't just monitor their trades and prosecute accordingly, but without question it's a cancer on influence politics. But so is lobbying. And so is dark money. And so is… We used to have a democracy.

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  6. What a joke of a nation. How did the generations before us allow this to become legal?? Paul Pelosi is beating every hedge fund manager on Wall Street. The speaker of the houses husband is an better stock trader than the best stock traders.
    You expect people to have faith in these institutions?? These people are grotesquely wealthy. She’s made 200 million dollars while she was in office on a 200k salary. And everyone has been cool with it??
    She is clearly one of the most corrupt criminal politicians in this country. Nevermind a war criminal, she’s been there for 40 years destroying the dem party I knew. We are governed by some of the worst people we got, and they’ve been committing crimes for 40+ years. And now this country is collapsing. Hope it was worth keeping Pelosi and Schumer and their ilk in Hamilton tickets.
    Good luck democrats, you lost me and my family after 25 years of loyal voting. I hope they get as embarrassed as they deserve to be.

  7. They need to be held accountable… all of them… they are reaping the benefits off the backs of Americans…

  8. Mathematically it is impossible to have the success the Pelosi family has benefitted….because if it IS possible A LOT MORE PEOPLE would be able to do it as well…but the DOUBLING of PROFIT that the Pelosi's have enjoyed is almost impossible for normal people soooo…..how did they manage to nail all of their investments perfectly every time????????

  9. This is a corruption and class problem with a simple solution of a blind trust. Non-partisan, common sense, vastly supported. Pelosi is on the wrong side of corruption here.

  10. GOES ALONG WITH WHY SHE WON'T TESTIFY ABOUT DAYS BEFORE JAN. 6TH!!! REMEMBER THE HAIR DRESSER WHO TOLD ON HER???? PELOSI, AMERICANS KNOW YOU ARE A FRAUD, LIER, ETC.!!! THAT'S WHY WE CAN'T WAIT TILL YOU ARE OUT!

  11. Big institutions are killing the middle class since 1988 and the middle class has been shrinking check google chart stock market was 350
    And now it’s 35000 where’s the wealth of the middle class gone they fly stocks from $350 then same stock drop to $50

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