Apparently there are more than just a few bad apples in Congress. According to a new report, members of Congress dropped a combined $158 million in stocks right before the pandemic hit the United States. These are people that absolutely had insider knowledge, and there is little question that they used this knowledge to make their sales. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced