Cory Booker Once Owned Stock In A Russian Tech Company, So Why Didn’t He Disclose It?

Recently released tax returns suggest that presidential contender Cory Booker failed to disclose a stake in a Russian company when he was running for U.S. senate in 2013. “I certainly would be interested in hearing the campaign’s explanation,” said Brendan Fischer, director of the federal reform program at the Campaign Legal Center, a government watchdog group. “It’s not uncommon for candidates to divest financial holdings that could be controversial or pose a conflict of interest, but if a candidate does hold assets at the time the financial disclosure report is filed, they have to be reported. And it’s not clear that that’s what happened here.”

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