Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi provided a agency denial Thursday when she was requested by a reporter whether or not her husband purchased or bought shares primarily based on data she acquired from him.
“No, completely not,” the California Democrat mentioned at her weekly press convention after being requested about Paul Pelosi's enterprise.
Paul Pelosi, a businessman and personal investor, has usually made headlines for his companies, together with his latest large guess on chip and software program firm Nvidia NVDA.
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Because of her buying and selling, Nancy Pelosi ranked because the eighth-largest dealer amongst greater than 500 members of Congress final 12 months, with $12 million in purchases and no gross sales. That is in keeping with a MarketWatch report in January that used a Capitol Trades evaluation of disclosures filed by members of Congress for his or her buying and selling actions or their relations' purchases and gross sales.
Some Democratic and Republican lawmakers have been pushing Congress to ban the shopping for and promoting of personal shares, however time is working out on these efforts as Congress quickly takes its August recess after which turns its consideration to November's midterm elections.
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