Shocking Investigation into US Lawmakers Reveals Hypocrisy & Personal Finance Shame
A five-month long Insider investigation has reviewed thousands of financial-disclosure reports for every sitting lawmaker in Congress.
Here are some of the key findings from ‘Conflicted Congress’ broken down:
▪️48 Congress members & 182 congressional staffers violated federal conflicts-of-interest law
▪️75 federal lawmakers held stocks in Moderna, Johnson & Johnson or Pfizer in the early weeks of the pandemic
▪️15 lawmakers responsible for US defense policy actively invested in military contractors
▪️Some “environmentally-minded” Democrats are heavily invested in the fossil fuel industry
▪️Members who run down the media, were revealed to pour money into at least one of the US’ largest news media or social media companies