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Republican Sen. Deb Fischer holds up to $100,000 in defense contractor Lockheed Martin stock while helping lead a Senate Armed Services subcommittee

14 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Sen. Deb Fischer, a Republican of Nebraska, owns up to $100,000 in stock of defense contractor Lockheed Martin. Fischer is a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Sen. Deb Fischer inherited up to $100,000 in Lockheed Martin stock from her mother in December 2021.
Fischer is the top Republican on a subcommittee that oversees missile defense.
Lockheed Martin is a defense contractor that manufactures the Javelin missile system.
The top Republican on a subcommittee that oversees missile defense has inherited up to $100,000 in stocks from leading defense...
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American-made Javelin and Stinger missiles are heading to Ukraine. At least 20 members of Congress personally invest in the defense contractors behind them

14 days ago   |   By Business Insider

In this image taken from footage provided by the Ukrainian Defense Ministry Press Service, a Ukrainian soldiers use a launcher with US Javelin missiles during military exercises in Donetsk region, Ukraine, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. Ukrainian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP
Defense contractors Lockheed Martin and Raytheon manufacture weapons that are heading to Ukraine.
At least 19 members of Congress or their spouses hold stock in these companies.
Some lawmakers sit on congressional committees that regulate defense policy.
Some members of Congress stand to personally profit off...
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