Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband just spent up to $295,000 on stock in companies that contradict the Republican lawmaker’s BLM and LGBTQ stances

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia outside the Capitol on April 28, 2022.

MTG’s husband purchased stock in companies that support BLM and LGBTQ rights.
Greene, a Republican from Georgia, has called BLM “terrorists.”
Congress is actively debating whether to ban lawmakers and their spouses from trading stocks.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband, Perry Greene, just bought up to $295,000 worth of stock in companies that have predominantly — and openly — supported social efforts that the Republican congressman vehemently opposes, such as the Black Lives Matter movement and LGBTQ+ rights.

Perry Greene on June 10 purchased four- or five figures worth of stock in Costco Wholesale Corporation, Goldman Sachs Group, Home Depot, Intel Corporation, Nestlé, Proctor & Gamble Company, United Parcel Service, and Visa Inc., according to a personal financial disclosure Marjorie Taylor Greene filed June 20 with the US House of Representatives.

 

Greene has called Black Lives Matter the “the strongest terrorist threat in our county.”

In May, Greene also predicted that straight people would become extinct in part because of “trans terrorists” and LGBTQ-related education in schools.

“Probably, in about four or five generations, no one will be straight anymore. Everyone will be either gay or trans or non-conforming or whatever the list of 50 or 60 different options there are,” Greene said in a video.

Greene’s statements stand in stark contrast to statements made by the companies in which her husband has now invested.

Following the murder in 2020 of George Floyd, UPS spent millions of dollars through its foundation to fund social justice efforts.

“Black lives matter. They matter to us inside of Nestlé and they matter to us outside of Nestlé,” the global food giant said in a message from its executive leadership team.

“We must focus on how much Black Lives Matter and what we can do …read more

Source:: Businessinsider

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