Saturday, April 1, 2017

Tom Price - Insider Trading; Coal And Arby's

Click here for Paul Waldman's Happy Hour Roundup at The Plum Line, a Washington Post blog:
On the same day the stockbroker for then-Georgia Congressman Tom Price bought him up to $90,000 of stock in six pharmaceutical companies last year, Price arranged to call a top U.S. health official, seeking to scuttle a controversial rule that could have hurt the firms’ profits and driven down their share prices, records obtained by ProPublica show.
* Christopher Ingraham provides some perspective on the coal industry Trump promises to revive; there are fewer Americans who work in coal than there are Americans who work at Arby’s.


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