As pandemic bore down, Rep. Phil Roe snatched up Zoom shares, unloaded stock in cruise lines

Nashville Tennessean

The volume and types of financial activities Roe had this year is unusual compared to other members of Congress and raises questions about whether he intentionally profited off the pandemic, said Kedric Payne, legal counsel for the Campaign Legal Center, a nonpartisan Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group. “There is nothing in the public record yet to suggest Roe had non-public material information when he made (those trades),” he said. “But you just never know what’s going to come to light.”

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