Nice Timing: Pelosis Sold Google Stock 1 Month Before DOJ Suit

Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and her husband Paul Pelosi arrive on the red carpet for the Time 100 Gala at the Lincoln Center in New York on April 23, 2019. (Photo by ANGELA  WEISS / AFP)        (Photo credit should read ANGELA  WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Democratic California Rep. Nancy Pelosi and her husband, Paul, unloaded more than $1.5 million in Alphabet stock one month before the Department of Justice announced an antitrust lawsuit against the tech giant.
  • The Pelosis sold 30,000 shares of Alphabet, the holding company for Google and several other firms, on Dec. 20, 21, and 28. They received between $1.5 million and $3 million for the total sale, netting capital gains of more than $600, according to a financial disclosure form Pelosi, filed on Jan. 12.
  • The DOJ announced its lawsuit against Alphabet on Tuesday.
  • Pelosi’s office did not immediately respond to the Daily Caller’s request for comment on the matter.

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