Did Newt personally profit from his ethics code violation?

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  1. Grampa Murked U
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    I keep asking and no one ever answers. I honestly don't know.

    Everyone acts like its some great criminal deal yet where are the outrage threads about congress playing the market with non public knowledge? Democrats bought and sold votes for Obamacare. Everyone knows the deal with congress. They ALL cheat and lie. But now suddenly Newt is expected to be a saint among sinners. Clinton was a liar, not a peep. Weiner was a liar, not a peep. Seriously, but Newt is not god so fuckem.

    I'll ask again.....Did he profit?
     
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    What the hell people. You got facts about EVERYTHING except this?
     
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    Considering more than half of Congress is likely doing that, chances are high that he has.
     
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    He either broke the rules for personal profit or he didn't. There is no probably about it.
     
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    Exactly what do you mean by "profit". Newt taught a class where he tried to make it tax exempt. And he was using the class as a forum for politics. That's what he got nailed on.

    So yeah..he profitted in more ways then one.
     
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    I guess I'm going to have to research it for myself. All this outrage for what you posted makes no sense when congress is making millions off insider trading and no one seems to care.

    Our priorities in this country are being led by ideology and its just stupid. We can differ on just about anything but wrong is wrong and it shouldn't matter which side your on.
     
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    The IRS said Newt claimed that exemption correct in that case. The IRS let him off. So congress got the ethics charge wrong.
     
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    Newt was absolved of all wrong doing. So no, he didn't.
     
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    Personally I am outraged by that. It's unbelievable there are no rules regarding it. When I worked, I had to report every single trade I was involved in.
     
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