Dem Rep Whines About Congressional Insider Trading Bill

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo) used his allotted time during the House Financial Services Committee on insider trading rules for congressmen to complain about how flawed the bill is and how Congress will probably vote for it anyway, “because that’s what we do.”

Rep. Cleaver seems to be complaining that the laws could hold him and his colleagues up to a higher standard of scrutiny than non-elected officials.

Read Breitbart editor Peter Schweizer’s analysis of this hearing at Big Government.