Congress is in recess for the holidays — but Nancy Pelosi has kept busy playing the market.
The Democratic majority leader and her husband, Paul Pelosi, recently bought millions of dollars worth of call options for stocks including Google, Salesforce, Roblox and Disney, financial disclosures published Thursday show.
The purchases occurred from Dec. 17 to Dec. 21 — just days after Pelosi insisted in a press conference that members of Congress should be allowed to trade individual stocks despite often being privy to insider information that can move markets.
“We’re a free-market economy,” Pelosi told reporters, adding that members of Congress “should be able to participate in that.”
The Pelosi family’s trades this month include Google and…