Sen. James Inhofe Bought Defense Stock Days After Pushing for Record Pentagon Spending—Then Dumped It When Asked About It
“Just days after signaling his support for unprecedented levels of U.S. defense spending, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee purchased between $50,000 and $100,000 in stock in defense contractor Raytheon.”
How much more corrupt can they get?
Ethics experts say the purchase underscores the moral hazard of lawmakers owning assets in areas of industry affected by legislation they are in positions to author.
Good to see Chuck Schumer is holding Joe Manchin responsible for his vote confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court…..by promoting him to be the top Democrat on the Energy Committee.
The West Virginia Democrat has offered to meet with his critics.
This is the proper way to decriminalize a drug
Illinoisans convicted of possessing cannabis before Illinois’ 2016 decriminalization law could soon see those offenses wiped from their criminal records.
“In a 50-49 vote, the Senate approved a resolution from Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) that would block the recent Treasury Department change to IRS forms allowing political nonprofits to avoid listing some donors.”
Democrats have blasted Trump’s ‘dark money’ rule.