Third GOP Senator caught selling equity before the market crash — this time up to $25 million worth

Johnson’s sale was reportedly related to a family business which is not publicly traded on an exchange.

I deleted a tweet about Ron Johnson’s stock dump because “stock dump” wasn’t a accurate description — Johnson sold off his share in his family’s company — here’s the filing

“A San Francisco-based private equity firm, Gryphon Investors, has made an equity investment in Oshkosh-based Pacur LLC, the supplier of specialty plastic packaging materials to the medical device industry that was led by Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson prior to his election to the U.S. Senate in 2010,” BizJournals reported. “Details of the transaction were not disclosed.”

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Two Republican Senators dumped stock after receiving briefings on the coronavirus crisis and before the plunge in stock prices.

Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) both revealed their actions in ethics filings.

Here’s some of what people were saying about the GOP senators:

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