Under heavy fire for a series of suspicious stock transactions in the middle of receiving classified briefings on coronavirus, Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) announced on Wednesday that she will be selling off her individual stock shares, converting her assets into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.
I’m taking action to move beyond the media fixation on my assets by liquidating our stock holdings & moving into ex… https://t.co/GKPwZgwHHr— Senator Kelly Loeffler (@Senator Kelly Loeffler) 1586378757.0
But this "precaution" did not impress commenters on social media, many of whom pointed out that under this arrangement, Loeffler still gets to keep the profits she made off of the controversial stock trades.
@SenatorLoeffler Damage is done, you need #ResignNow Shoplifter offer to sell off her stolen good. 🙄— Denise Wu (@Denise Wu) 1586378809.0
@SenatorLoeffler You can’t return the half eaten ice cream cone sweetie. It’s certain you’ve been advised by your l… https://t.co/xXNvviHg1J— Mata Hari (@Mata Hari) 1586379352.0
@SenatorLoeffler Dude, we're not going to "move on" from your insider trading.— Րυɱ૦Ր Һคς ɿ੮ 🏴🇺🇲 (@Րυɱ૦Ր Һคς ɿ੮ 🏴🇺🇲) 1586379125.0
@SenatorLoeffler So I robbed a bank. I'm taking all the money that I stole that is buried in my backyard and I'm mo… https://t.co/Jd9EXUhdC4— NPD Analysis (@NPD Analysis) 1586379252.0
@SenatorLoeffler Resign you thief!— Connie Rodebaugh👠 (@Connie Rodebaugh👠) 1586382751.0
@science_vote @SenatorLoeffler Except she’s not even returning the money—she’s reinvesting it!! At a 20% discount!— wormpicker 🌊💪🏻🌊💪🏻🌊 (@wormpicker 🌊💪🏻🌊💪🏻🌊) 1586379554.0
@SenatorLoeffler Just resign already. You weren’t even elected. Go away.— Sister Kristian 🌈💕 (@Sister Kristian 🌈💕) 1586380109.0
@SenatorLoeffler Of course now after a huge rally. Was this planned to announce this if the market was able to boun… https://t.co/V2wVfMYmCW— Steven Conners (@Steven Conners) 1586378885.0
@SenatorLoeffler Hi Kelly! We don't know that much about you & you repeat canned talking points. Becoming a senator… https://t.co/K8I2TyXHAN— Mara Davis (@Mara Davis) 1586381794.0
@SenatorLoeffler Too late. You're out of a job come November!— Faye Byrd 🍑 (@Faye Byrd 🍑) 1586378881.0