Marjorie Taylor Greene sold up to $ 15,000 worth of Activision Blizzard shares on the day Microsoft announced plans to acquire a video game company.


Marjorie Taylor Greene

Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA).Kevin Ditch / Getty Images

  • Congressman Marjorie Taylor Greene filed a stock disclosure on January 18 that he sold up to $ 15,000 worth of Activision shares.

  • Microsoft announcement Will acquire Activision Blizzard, a video game giant $ 68.7 billion On the same day.

  • That day, Activision’s stock soared, and Greene reported that the capital gains on the sale exceeded $ 200.

Congressman Marjorie Taylor Greene filed a share disclosure on January 18 stating that he had sold up to $ 15,000 worth of Activision Blizzard shares. Company to buy According to Microsoft.

In a disclosure form submitted Thursday to the House Secretary, Green reported that the capital gains on the sale would exceed $ 200. The amount of Green, a freshman Republican from Georgia and one of Congress, was not immediately apparent. Most polarization members — It was put in my pocket from the sale.

Georgia Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene US House Financial Disclosure Form

Disclosure of stock transactions from Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor GreeneUS House of Representatives

Tuesday, Microsoft announcement Will acquire Activision Blizzard, a video game giant $ 68.7 billion..in the case of The transaction is a green light, This will be the biggest deal ever in the tech industry. On the same day, Activision’s prices soared.

There is no sign that Green violated stock law by making this transaction.

Green is ranked as one of the most active stock traders in Congress.She was the first member of parliament Invest in Donald Trump’s Social Media Company, TRUTH social, there was no problem investing in companies that support social views. Collide with herself, Black Lives Matter, etc.

I couldn’t immediately comment on Green’s office about the recent sale of Activision Blizzard shares. “I have an independent investment adviser with full discretion over my account. I don’t direct any transactions,” Green told insiders in September.

The sale of Greene’s shares is behind Insider’s new investigative journalism project. “Conflicting Parliament” This is a myriad of ways in which members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have revealed their own ethical standards, avoided consequences, and blinded Americans at many moments when their personal finances clashed with their official duties. Was recorded.

Identified project 54 members of the Diet Those who did not properly report financial transactions, as required by the 2012 Parliamentary Knowledge Act (also known as the Stock Act) suspension of transactions.

Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi in December Congressman said it should be allowed To trade individual stocks, she has now reversed the course this month, saying she is open to a stock ban for lawmakers.

“If the members want to do that, I’m fine,” Pelosi said. I told reporters On thursday.

Microsoft The most popular second stock Among members of Parliament, according to an insider analysis of Parliamentary financial records. As part of Insider’s “Conflicted Congress” project, Greene is “solid” evaluation About the strength of disclosing her various stock trading on time.

that’s all 10 members of the Diet We have placed the assets in a “qualified blind trust”. This is a formal parliamentary financial instrument that is independently controlled by the trustee and designed to prevent conflicts of interest. The green is not in it.

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