Thursday, June 11, 2009

Conflict of interest...

WASHINGTON — The richest members of the House of Representatives were not immune from last year's economic meltdown, financial disclosure forms released Wednesday indicate.

The near-collapse of insurance giant American International Group hurt the fortunes of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, her report shows. Her husband, developer Paul Pelosi, lost between $100,000 and $1 million when he sold AIG shares at the end of the year, the report says.

The California Democrat reported that the couple's net worth is as much as $96 million, down from as much as $144 million in 2007.
Goodness!!! I'm hovering on the verge of tears.

Of course, I'm also wondering why in the HELL Pelosi was given a free pass to support the hundreds of Billions we taxpayers had to shell out to AIG when it fact it benefited her household personally.

SHE SHOULD HAVE RECUSED HERSELF FROM DEBATE, AND VOTING ON THE ISSUE!!!! should any other legislator (Federal or State) who was involved personally.