What ever came of that? Congress is softening the law against themselves, naturally. And just as naturally, the liberal media isn't calling them out on it. However, given the popular support for the STOCK Act, talking heads on both left and right are trying to bring the issue to the forefront, as it was when the STOCK Act passed in the first place. And rightfully so.
The rare fusion of conservative and progressive outrage over the STOCK Act’s gutting is one that may further stoke the public’s disdain for the fecklessness of America’s powerful Permanent Political Class, says Executive Chairman of Breitbart News Stephen K. Bannon.
"Nothing shows the real focus of the Permanent Political Class better than the shredding of the STOCK Act,” says Bannon. “It’s all about a shake down of the American people, not a fair shake."
“Insider trading by members of Congress is no joke,” said Schweizer in a Wednesday interview with Breitbart News. “It’s a disgrace.”