We need term limits now. We should not grandfather current members in, and if they are already past their term limit, it should automatically disqualify them from running again. But it will never happen. The gravy train is far too enticing for them to jump off voluntarily.
“They did pretty well with Google, didn’t they Tulsi?” Watters said kicking off the discussion.01:18 / 01:27“Yes, they did extremely well. This is not the only time they’ve done extremely well as you point that out. There’s so many different examples of this. Utter arrogance combined with corruption. The sad part is they’re not alone. From 2019 to 2021, for example, there were over 3,700 examples of trades, stock trades, from members of Congress from both political parties that posed a potential conflict of interest for their own personal profits and the work that they’re supposed to be doing on behalf of the American people,” Gabbard noted.“It’s why in 2020, I introduced legislation called the ‘Integrity for Public Officials Act’ that would ban stock trades for members of Congress, their spouses, as well as senior staffers in Congress, as well as in the Executive branch,” she continued.The former Democrat went on to elaborate that some Congress members appear to believe they warrant special treatment.Gabbard rips Congressmembers for ‘arrogant’ and open stock corruption, blasts ‘special treatment’ they enjoy
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