Why Democrats won’t investigate Paul Pelosi’s stock trading

By now, conservatives across the country are familiar with the double standards of the Left and the bias of the liberal media. But the case of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband and his illegal stock trades has elevated the undeniable hypocrisy of the Left to new heights. Paul Pelosi has been accused of breaking the … Read more

U.S.-U.K. Steel and Aluminum Talks Will End with Managed Trade

Text size A worker adds inner support rings to coils of galvanized steel. Sean Gallup/Getty Images About the author: Gary Clyde Hufbauer is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics Allies for more than a century, now jointly facing Russian and Chinese threats, the US and UK are nevertheless squabbling over the … Read more

Restrict stock trading, Nancy Pelosi and other commentary

From the left: Restrict Stock Trading, Nancy “Congress can trade stocks or keep the public trust. Not both,” declares The New York Times’ Michelle Cottle. Bills to “restrict trading by lawmakers” have been floating around the House and Senate after the public learned “members of Congress had violated” reporting requirements. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi … Read more

It’s not just Nancy Pelosi — plenty of government insiders are trading stocks at our expense

The wagon dealers in Washington make housewives out of the rest of us. Members of Congress get expense accounts worth more than a million dollars, lifetime pensions and generous perks — but for the greedy, that’s not enough: They also make big money trading stocks in the same companies regulated by Congress. Stock-picking by members … Read more