In a recent interview with Tucker Carlson, Arizona Senate hopeful Blake Masters came to the defense of Elon Musk, who he referred to as “our country’s richest African American.”
Masters made his comment as he and the Fox News pundit discussed the ongoing issue of insider trading in Congress, Mediaite reports. The Republican candidate specifically addressed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren.
His criticism of Pelosi stemmed from a recent comment in which she defended members of Congress who have access to nonpublic information about publicly traded companies being allowed to trade individual stocks.
“We’re a free-market economy,” she said earlier this month. “They should be able to participate in that.”
Pelosi and her husband Paul Pelosi have been called scrutinized over the amount of money they’ve made in the stock…