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16. If it's insider trading, yes.
Thu Mar 19, 2020, 10:42 PM
Mar 2020

Trading on non-public information.

Best way to avoid that is do what they should have done and warn the public, what with them being public officials and all. Then sell. But they would have made less money.

Shows you their priorities.

just goes to show that there is left/right, have/have not... NRaleighLiberal Mar 2020 #1
One Dem to four Repubs. nt tblue37 Mar 2020 #2
Whoever did it should be equally charged relayerbob Mar 2020 #3
Somehow Loeffler is the worst for me, maybe because I get to vote her out! greymattermom Mar 2020 #4
*air fistbump* She's imported, too. She has got to go. nt crickets Mar 2020 #20
Plus she is already worth 500 million. I mean, why would you need to steal more? Midnight Writer Mar 2020 #61
It's all one big club and we're not a part of it. (n/t) SMC22307 Mar 2020 #5
Shades of George Carlin. I miss him. alwaysinasnit Mar 2020 #29
You ain't in it Blecht Mar 2020 #36
The Truth!!!! Catch2.2 Mar 2020 #50
This pisses me off more than I can articulate CanonRay Mar 2020 #6
This message was self-deleted by its author rufus dog Mar 2020 #7
I'll be calling her office TOMORROW!!!! diva77 Mar 2020 #28
They should all resign. Really disappointed in Feinstein. Hoyt Mar 2020 #8
Martha served her time, so the rest can as well. Frustratedlady Mar 2020 #11
I agree. I as thinking about Stewart to. Hoyt Mar 2020 #13
Her and her husband are worth around $700 million dollars. Blue_true Mar 2020 #35
Careful. She seems to have sold at a low and sold what might have been advised to hold. . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2020 #53
I would think there's more jimfields33 Mar 2020 #9
If I knew My stock stock was going to free fall I would do the same thing. Dump it. demosincebirth Mar 2020 #10
At best it's unethical, immoral for a government official to use info others are not Hoyt Mar 2020 #12
I think the STOCK act made it illegal. Adsos Letter Mar 2020 #19
Thanks. I'm not completely sure about legalities, but it ain't right. Hoyt Mar 2020 #23
If it's insider trading, yes. Qutzupalotl Mar 2020 #16
+1 crickets Mar 2020 #21
If you're in a position that you have access to information that others don't have Mariana Mar 2020 #24
If you got the information from a confidential source not available to the public The Velveteen Ocelot Mar 2020 #33
Yes, if you had information that was priviledged and not yet public. Blue_true Mar 2020 #37
Except Feinsteins didn't. Her husband sold it a fiveyear low and it went up afterward. Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2020 #56
I'm not surprised by DIFI. Baitball Blogger Mar 2020 #14
All of them should resign, regardless of party affiliation Snake Plissken Mar 2020 #15
#6: David Perdue, Republican Senator from Georgia MelissaB Mar 2020 #17
Since Loeffler was in on it, I'd be surprised if Purdue wasn't. Jerks. nt crickets Mar 2020 #22
Duffy haven't shown to dump economic related sucks uponit7771 Mar 2020 #18
Is Jerry Moran one of them? nt Ilsa Mar 2020 #25
those that dump early in january on the 24 or a few day later are probably suspicious drray23 Mar 2020 #26
I don't care what party they are, if they got out and left the public to lose dem4decades Mar 2020 #27
Oh no, I can hardly believe it - Diane Feinstein??? FM123 Mar 2020 #30
Her case doesn't make sense. Blue_true Mar 2020 #39
Yes, I will wait for an explanation too.... FM123 Mar 2020 #42
They can all keep company with former Rep. Chris Collins in jail (hopefully). alwaysinasnit Mar 2020 #31
Thanks for your remarkable work calling out all these scumbucket thieves tonight, MelissaB!! Leghorn21 Mar 2020 #32
Feinstein doesn't make sense. She is mega-rich, like hundreds of millions Blue_true Mar 2020 #34
Will you extend the same benefit of the doubt to Loeffler? sarisataka Mar 2020 #43
Yes. People like that have other people manage their wealth. Blue_true Mar 2020 #45
Fair enough sarisataka Mar 2020 #47
Yeah. She sold it at a low point. I don't think the outrage is exactly on point. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2020 #52
I noticed that the outrage is coming from specific types. Blue_true Mar 2020 #62
My magic 8 Ball says... Brother Buzz Mar 2020 #38
I would not be so fast. In her case selling to save a few hundred thousand Blue_true Mar 2020 #41
I'm willing to wait, but my magic 8 Ball isn't so generous Brother Buzz Mar 2020 #48
Bye bye Dianne Feinstein budkin Mar 2020 #40
I think that's premature Mersky Mar 2020 #49
Are you sure she was trying to "profit" by selling at a low for that stock? Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2020 #54
All should resign sarisataka Mar 2020 #44
Watch them cut a deal to drop investigations into Bill Barr Under The Radar Mar 2020 #46
History will show Feinstein's circumstance does not fit with others. nt greyl Mar 2020 #51
I think that is likely. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2020 #55
Yeah, let's not Franken Feinstein, people. nt greyl Mar 2020 #59
This message was self-deleted by its author Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2020 #57
Loeffler's hubby is Chairman of the NY Stock Exchange. Who did they tip & who watched their signal? Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2020 #58
***DIFI'S HUSBAND IS IN THE CLEAR !!!*** uponit7771 Mar 2020 #60
The Feinstein one is FLAT OUT FALSE Steven Maurer Mar 2020 #63
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