CNBC’s Sorkin Slams Pelosi for Defending Members of Congress Trading Stocks: ‘Disgraceful’

‘This was one of the most disappointing and, maybe to put it even less politely, disgraceful comments in views I have heard espoused on this issue and surprising given Pelosi’s views on many other issues’

(Via Mediaite)

CNBC anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin on Thursday slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s stance on whether members of Congress and their spouses should be banned from trading stocks.

This week, Insider published a series of reports from their months-long investigation into the investments by members of Congress and Capitol Hill staffers, which appear to violate federal conflict of interest law.

A reporter asked Pelosi on Wednesday, “Should members of Congress and their spouses be banned from trading individual stocks while serving in Congress?”

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