FAKE NEWS: CNN Reports Tom Price Bought Health Care Stock, Then Enriched Himself. Nope.
Last week, Democrats launched a full-scale media press for an investigation into potential Trump Secretary of Health and Human Services Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) for corruption. Why? Because according to Public Citizen, Price traded some $300,000 in health care stocks while presiding over regulation of the health care industry as chair of the House Budget Committee. Senator Patty Murray announced on Thursday, “I urge Republicans to work with us to make sure we have all the facts in front of us and they are fully reviewed before Congressman Price advances.”
This was all vague. But then the bombshell: according to CNN, Price invested in a health care company, then pushed legislation to drive up the stock price. Smoking gun! Dead to rights! – READ MORE