This video from the USA says about itself:
23 December 2016
“Do the personal assets of congressional lawmakers affect the way they vote on federal legislation? New data says yes — at least when it comes to their votes to bail out Wall Street with hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars.
Amid the 2008 financial crisis, congressional lawmakers passed a bill providing $700 billion of direct support to major banks. In a new study, researchers from the London Business School and Tilburg University cross-referenced lawmakers’ vote for that controversial legislation with those lawmakers’ financial holdings. Their conclusion: members of the U.S. House of Representatives with a personal stake in bank stocks were far more likely to support the legislation than those who were not invested in those institutions.”
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