Date: January 18, 2022
“A new report by The Daily Beast has revealed that Marjorie Taylor Greene may have profited off of her threat to help shut down the government and cause a debt default at the federal level. At the same time she was pushing for a default, Greene and her husband were investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in Treasury bills, and her threats of a shutdown increased the yield for these investments. When the crisis was over, the yields dropped, but Greene bought in right on time. Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.