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Scrambling For An Explanation

 

Last updated 3/23/2020 at 2:50pm



So, there really are occasions when politicians give credit to the media.

North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, sold shares of stock worth $1.7 million after receiving several briefings about the spread of the coronavirus. His explanation for the sale, which may have saved him $250,000 in paper loses, was that he relied on “public news reports to guide my decisions …”

Reminds me of when First Lady of Arkansas Hillary Clinton turned $1,000 into $100,000 by trading in cattle futures in 1978 and 1979 and credited reading the Wall Street Journa...



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